Chanakya Vishnugupta


G. P. Deshpande trans Maya Pundit

Published by Seagull Theatre

Veteran Marathi playwright and Marxist intellectual G. P. Deshpande turns to India's ancient past to pinpoint the historical moment of empire in the context of the history of the empire

He sees in Chandragupta the ideal vessel to carry out his theories of state, and ruthlessly manipulates his young disciple to fulfill his grand vision of an all-powerful empire, the first centralized state

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