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Mahabharata - A Play Based Upon the Indian Classic Epic

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Jean-Claud Carriere & Peter Brook

Published by Methuen Drama

Large Mixed Cast

This is the full text of the Brook/Carriere adaptation of the classic Indian poem

The Mahabharata is 3,500 years old and is the longest poem in any language, fifteen times longer than the Bible

It is one of the founding epics of Indian culture and, with its mixture of cosmic drama and profound philosophy, it holds a unique place in world literature

This unique dramatization of India's greatest epic poem has played to enthralled audiences throughout Europe, the Far East and America

Regarded as the culmination of Peter Brook's extraordinary research into the possibilities of theatre, the production has been hailed as the 'theatrical event of this century' (Sunday Times)

This volume contains the complete script of Carriere's adaptation in Peter Brook's translation, with introductions by each of them


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