Drama: A Branch of Indian English Literature

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Dr. Piyushbala

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Drama is a composite art where the written words of the playwright become the spoken words of actors on stage. Indian English drama came up as a lone plant in the field of literature. It had to go through many difficulties. Lack of stage, spectators, medium etc. but with the passage of time Indian English Drama started growing and found recognition. Many writers brought it on English literacy map of the world. For long Indian drama English had remained as the last choice of the research for academic scholars. But in recent years it has tried to draw attention of academic scholars. It is seen that after seventies that many research activities have been taken in Indian English Drama field. We can see how the Indian English drama, the last choice of readers became the attention among readers and gathered audience. The writers from different parts came out to contribute and made it flourish on world literary map. Indian English drama literary world has brilliant playwrights like Manjula Padmansghan and Mahesh Dattani.

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Dr. Piyushbala. “Drama: A Branch of Indian English Literature”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 1, no. 5, Dec. 2016, pp. 41-46, https://www.thecreativelauncher.com/index.php/tcl/article/view/410.
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