Grounds for Play

  Acknowledgments
  Note on Transliteration

  Introduction
 expand sectionChapter One  The Name of the Nautanki
 expand sectionChapter Two  Situating an Intermediary Theatre
 expand sectionChapter Three  The Landscape of Premodern Performance
 expand sectionChapter Four  Authors, Akharas , and Texts
 expand sectionChapter Five  Kings, Warriors, and Bandits
 expand sectionChapter Six  Paradigms of Pure Love
 expand sectionChapter Seven  Women's Lives and Deaths
 expand sectionChapter Eight  Melody, Meter, and the Musical Medium
  Chapter Nine  Conclusion
  Epilogue
  The Kidnapping of Indal

 expand sectionAppendixes
 expand sectionNotes
 expand sectionBibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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