|No of pages||264|
|Book Publisher||Speaking Tiger Books|
|Published Date||25 Jan 2020|
Author : Shanta GokhaleNA
Shanta Gokhale was born in Dahanu and brought up in Mumbai. She has worked as a lecturer in English at Elphinstone College and H.R. College of Commerce, as a sub-editor with Fermina, as a P.R. Executive with Glaxo Laboratories and as arts editor with the Times of India.
Gokhale has written two novels in Marathi, Rita Webinar and Tay Varsha. Both won the Maharashtra State Award for the best novel of the year and have been translated by her into English.
She has translated Scratchier: The Memoirs of a Spirited Wife by Lakshmana Tilak and the novel Kartik on Embers (Dhar) by Buddha J. Selke.
Apart from these she has also translated plays by Vijay Tendulkar, Mahesh Eunuchry, Satish Palekar, G.P. Deshpande, Parmanand Gavi and Makarand Sathe.
She has also translated from English into Marathi the play Mister Bahram by Grieve Patel and the novel Me and the Big Hook by Jerry Pinto.
She is the author of Playwright at the Centre: Marathi Drama from 1843 to the Present; and the editor of The Scenes We Made:
An Oral History of Experimental Theatre in Mumbai, Satiate Dubey: A Fifty-Year Journey Through Theatre and The Theatre of Fenapanil Chawla: Theory, Practice and Performance.
She has been a culture columnist with The Independent, The Sunday Times of India, Mid-Day and Mumbai Mirror. In 2016, she received the Sangeet Natal Akademie Award for her overall contribution to the performing arts..
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