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If Gandhi Could Fly...: Dilemmas and Directions in Shadow Puppetry of India
Vol. 43, No. 3, Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects (Autumn, 1999), pp. 154-168
Published by: The MIT Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1146774
Page Count: 15
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What happens when the government commissions new puppet plays based on the life of Mohandas Gandhi, India's revered "mahatma" (great soul)? Can the recently sainted compete with the ancient heroes of the "Mahābhārata" or "Rāmāyaṇa"?
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