A LIST OF BOOKS ON DANCE
“A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ANANDA KENTISH COOMARASWAMY"
James S Crouch
Published by Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts & Manohar Publishers, Delhi
Price: Rs.1000

"A DICTIONARY OF BHARATA NATYAM"
U S Krishna Rao
Published by Orient Longman
Price: Rs.175

“A DICTIONARY OF KATHAKALI”
K P S Menon
Published by Orient Longman
Price: Rs. 175

“A HANDBOOK ON NATYA SASTRA”
Vasanta Vedam
Price: Rs.150

"A PANORAMA OF INDIAN DANCES"
U S Krishna Rao & U K Chandrabagha Devi
Price: Rs.900

"ABHINAYA DARPANAM"
Dr. P S R Appa Rao
Price: Rs.175

"ADAVU"
Rathna Kumar
Price: Rs.135

"ADAVU MOHINI ATTAM"
Geetha Radhakrishna
Price: Rs.150

"ANANDA TANDAVA OF SIVA SADANRTTAMURTI"
Kamil V Zvelebil
Price: Rs.30

“AN ANTHOLOGY ON ASPECTS OF INDIAN CULTURE”
V Raghavan
Published by Dr.V Raghavan Centre for Performing Arts
Price: Rs.400

"AN APPROACH TO BHARATA NATYAM"
Dr.Bhagya Lakshmi
Price: Rs.125

"ART OF MOHINI ATTAM"
Bharathi Shivaji
Price: Rs.300

“AT HOME IN THE WORLD: BHARATA NATYAM ON THE GLOBAL STAGE”
Janet O'Shea
Publication Date: May 21, 2007
Published by: Wesleyan University Press, 215 Long Lane, Middletown, CT 06459
Contact: (860) 685-7723 / selliott@wesleyan.edu
236 pp., 25 b/w illus., 6 x 9"
$70.00 unjacketed cloth
EAN: 978-0-8195-6836-6
ISBN: 0-8195-6836-8
$26.95 paper
EAN: 978-0-8195-6837-3
ISBN: 0-8195-6837-6

"Attendance - THE DANCE ANNUAL OF INDIA"
An annual - Edited by Ashish Mohan Khokar
Price: Rs.500 / USD 25
e-mail: attendanceindia@yahoo.co.in / khokar@attendance-india.com

"BALASARASWATI: HER ART AND LIFE"
by Douglas M Knight Jr.
364 pp., 51 b/w illus., 16 duotones, 2 maps, 7 x 10"
Price: $35.00 jacketed cloth
ISBN: 978-0-8195-6906-6
Published by: Wesleyan University Press, 215 Long Lane, Middletown, CT 06459
www.wesleyan.edu/wespress

"BE A HEALTHY DANCER"
Prof. E R Gopalakrishnan
Published by Yoga Maiyam
Price: Rs. 60 or US$6

"BEYOND DESTINY: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SUBBUDU"
Lada Guruden Singh
Published by Bhavan’s Book University, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (Mumbai)
Price: Rs.275/-

“BEYOND PERFORMING: ART & CULTURE”
(Politico-Social Aspects)
VP Dhananjayan
Published by BR Rhythms
Price: Rs.1195

“BHARATANATYAM”
Ashish Mohan Khokar
Published by Rupa & Co.
Price: Rs.395

"BHARATA NATYAM"
P V Subramanyam
Price: Rs.60

BHARATANATYAM (Volume 1, Hindi)
Laksminarayan Garg
Published by Sangeet Karlaya, Hatras - 204101
Uttar Pradesh
Price: Rs.300

“BHARATANATYAM, la danse classique de l’Inde” (in French)
Manjula Lusti Narasimhan
Published by Adam Biro, Paris
(in English) Published by Variety Books, New Delhi
Price: Fr.53

"BHARATA NATYAM, AN INDEPTH STUDY"
Saroja Vaidyanathan
Price: Rs.500

“BHARATANATYAM BHAKTA GURU M K SAROJA”
(Gurus of India Dance Series)
Ashish Mohan Khokar
Published by Ekah-Printways
Price: Rs.1100

"BHARATA NATYAM FROM TEMPLE TO THEATRE"
Anne-Marie Gaston
Price: Rs.600

"BHARATA NATYAM, THE TAMIL HERITAGE"
Lakshmi Viswanathan
Price: Rs.200

"BHARATA: THE NATYASASTRA"
Kapila Vatsyayan
Published by Sahitya Akademi
Price: Rs.150

“BIHU FESTIVAL OF ASSAM – MUSIC, DANCE AND PERFORMANCE”
Utpola Borah
Published by B R Rhythms
Price: Rs.600

“BIRJU MAHARAJ”
The Dancing Phenomenon
Text: Leela Venkataraman
Photos: Avinash Pasricha
Published by Roli Books - Pocket Art Series
Price: Rs.150
e-mail: roli@vsnl.com

"Birju Maharaj: The Master through my eyes"
Saswati Sen
Publisher: Niyogi Books (June 19, 2013)
ISBN: 9789381523827
Pages: 217 / Illustrations: 126 color, 94 b & w (hardcover)
Rs. 995

"BODY IMAGES, EMBODIMENT AS INTERCORPORALITY"
Gail Weiss
Published by Dance Books Ltd, London

“BONDING...A MEMOIR”
Vyjayanthimala Bali & Jyoti Sabharwal
Published by Stellar Publishers

"BORN TO DANCE"
Harriet Ronken Lynton
Published by Orient Longman
Price: Rs.285

“CELEBRATION OF LIFE - INDIAN FOLK DANCES”
Jiwan Pani
Publication Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt of India, Patiala House, New Delhi.
Price: Rs.260 (hard back) and Rs.210 (paper back)

"CHANDRALEKHA
WOMAN - DANCE - RESISTANCE"
Rustom Bharucha
Published by Harper Collins
Price: Rs.250.00

“CHRISTIANITY IN INDIAN DANCE FORMS”
Francis Peter Barboza
ISBN: 81-7030-249-8
Price: Rs.300

“CLASSICAL DANCES OF INDIA”
Saroja Vaidyanathan
Published by Ganesa Natyalaya
Price: Rs.1500

“CLASSICAL DANCES AND COSTUMES OF INDIA”
Kay Ambrose

"CLASSICAL INDIAN DANCE LITERATURE"
Kapila Vatsyayan
Price: Rs.140

“CLASSICAL INDIAN DANCE”
Ashish Mohan Khokar
Published by Rupa
Price: Rs. 95/-

"COMPANION TO INDIAN MUSIC AND DANCE"
S C Banerji
Price: Rs.275

“CONTEMPORARY INDIAN DANCE
NEW CREATIVE CHOREOGRAPHY IN INDIA AND THE DIASPORA”
Ketu H Katrak
Price: $85.00
Published by Palgrave (UK)
ISBN: 0-230-27855-8 

"CRITICAL GESTURES"
Writings on dance and Culture
Ann Daly
Published by Wesleyan University Press
Price: $19.95

"CRITICAL MOVES, DANCE STUDIES IN THEORY AND POLITICS"
Randy Martin
Published by Dance Books Ltd, London

“CULTURAL RHYTHMS IN EMOTIONS, NARRATIVES AND DANCE”
Nita Mathur
Published by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Price: Rs. 525

"DANCE"
Dr.Andree Grau
Published by Dorling Kindersley
Price: 9.99 £

“DANCE & DEVOTION”
Malathi Iyengar
Published by Rangoli Foundation
ISBN 0-9753912-0-8
Number of Pages: 185
Price: $20

"DANCE AND MUSIC IN TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE"
Nandagopal Choodamani
Price: Rs.900

"DANCE AS A HEALING ART"
Anna Halprin
Published by Dance Books
Price: 18.95 £
e-mail: dl@dancebooks.co.uk

“DANCE DIALECTS OF INDIA”
Ragini Devi
3rd revised edition
Published by Motilal Banarsidass
Price: 995

"DANCE G.C.S EASY: SPACE, ACTIONS, DYNAMICS, RELATIONSHIPS"
Andrea Hayley Mallen
Published by Dance Books
Price: 20 £
e-mail: dl@dancebooks.co.uk

"DANCE MATTERS: PERFORMING INDIA"
Edited by Pallabi Chakravorty & Nilanjana Gupta
Published by: Routledge, New Delhi
Price: Rs. 795, Pages: 312
Hardback: 978-0-415-55375-9 (ISBN)

"DANCE OF THE WEAVE"
Briana Blasko
Published by Penguin Books India
Price: Rs.3000
ISBN: 9780670087204

"DANCE SCULPTURE IN SARANGAPANI TEMPLE"
Kapila Vatsyayan
Price: Rs.60

“DANCE TECHNIQUE AND INJURY PREVENTION”
Justin Howse
Published by A & C Black, London
Price: Rs. 1864

“DANCE: TRANSCENDING BORDERS”
Edited by Dr. Urmimala Sarkar Munsi
Published by Tulika Books, New Delhi
Price: Rs.595
It has articles by Rustom Bharucha, Adrienne Kaeppler, Anis Nor, Andre Grau, Janet Adshead, Randy Martin, Anne Decoret Ahiha, Cheryl Stock, Urmimala Sarkar Munsi, Alessandra Lopez Royo, and many more internationally renowned scholars

“DANCE VOCABULARY OF CLASSICAL INDIA”
Mandakranta Bose
ISBN: 81-7030-439-3
Price: Rs.450

"DANCE WRITINGS AND POETRY"
Edwin Denby
Published by Dance Books Ltd, London

“DANCES OF INDIA” - set of 7 books
Kathak by Shovana Narayan
Odissi by Sharon Lowen
Bharatanatyam by Prathibha Prahlad
Kuchipudi by Raja and Radha Reddy
Mohiniattam by Bharati and Vijayalakshmi Shivaji
Manipuri by Singhajit Singh
Kathakali by Sadanam Balakrishnan
Published by Wisdom Tree
Price: Rs.195 each

"DANCING IDENTITY: METAPHYSICS IN MOTION"
by Sondra Fraleigh
Published by University of Pittsburgh Press
0-8229 - 4239 - 9 / Cloth $32.50

"DANCING IN THE FAMILY: AN UNCONVENTIONAL MEMOIR OF THREE WOMEN"
Sukanya Rahman
Published by Harper Collins, India
Price: Rs.500

"DEVADASI SYSTEM IN MEDIAVEL TAMILNADU"
Dr.Sadasivam
Price: Rs.205

“DHANANJAYAN ON INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE”
V P Dhananjayan
Published by B R Rhythms
Email: info@brrhythms.com

“ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF INDIAN MUSIC WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO RAGAS”
3 Vols. Bound in one
ISBN: 81-7030-007-X
Price: Rs.400

"ESSENCE OF NATTUVANGAM"
Kamala Rani
Price:Rs. 60

“ETERNAL CLASSICAL DANCE”
Ashish Mohan Khokar
Price: Rs.395/- Hardbound

"FLOWERS AT HIS FEET - An Insight into Annamacharya's Compositions"
Pappu Venugopala Rao
Published by Pappus Academic and Cultural Trust (PACT), 36/11, Canal Bank Rd, R A Puram, Chennai 600028
164 pages
Price: Rs.300
e-mail: pappuvenu@gmail.com

“FOLK, TRIBAL & RITUAL DANCES OF INDIA”
Ashish Mohan Khokar
Published by Rupa
Price: Rs.395/- Hardbound

“FROM SACRED SERVANT TO PROFANE PROSTITUTE: A History of the Changing Legal Status of the Devadasis in India”
Kay K Jordan
Published by Manohar Publishers
Price: Rs.500

“FOUNDATIONS OF INDIAN ART”
Dr. R Nagaswamy
Published by Tamil Arts Academy
Price: Rs.2400

“GLOSSARY OF NATYA SASTRA”
Naresh Gupta
ISBN: 81-7030-394-X
Price: Rs.40

"GURU MAYA RAO"
Ashish Khokar
Ekah-Bios Publication
Price: Rs.500

"HAND GESTURES OF HASTHALAKSHANADEEPIKA IN MOHINIATTAM"
Acting manual with notations of mudras and postures
Nirmala Paniker
Price: Rs. 750
Published by: Natana Kairali
e-mail: publicationsnatanakairali@gmail.com

"IN HIM WE MOVE, CREATIVE DANCE IN WORSHIP"
Janet Randall
Published by Dance Books
Price: 19.99 £
e-mail: dl@dancebooks.co.uk

“INDIA SEVVIYAL NATANAM” (Tamil)
R Venkateswaran
Translation in Tamil of Dr.Kapila Vatsyayan’s book ‘Indian Classical Dance’
Published by; Publications Division, Ministry of I & B, Govt of India, New Delhi
Price: Rs.245

“INDIA'S DANCES": THEIR HISTORY, TECHNIQUE AND REPERTOIRE
Reginald Massey
Published by Abhinav Publications
Price: Rs.600

"INDIA'S KATHAK DANCE: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE"
Reginald Massey
Published by Kahn & Averill
Price: 11.95 £

"INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE"
Kapila Vatsyayan
Price: Rs.240

“INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE: TRADITION IN TRANSITION”
Leela Venkataraman
Photographs by Avinash Pasricha
Published by Roli Books
Price: Rs.1, 975

"INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCING THERAPEUTIC ADVANTAGES"
Kanaka Sudhakar
Price: Rs.495

"INDIAN DANCE - THE ULTIMATE METAPHOR"
Shanta Serbjeet Singh
Published by Ravi Kumar Bookwise, Delhi
Price: Rs.3084

“INDIAN MUSIC AND AN ENCHANTING AMALGAM OF DANCE”
Vasanthy Krishna Rao
Published by Sanjay Prakashan, New Delhi
Price: Rs.400

“INDIAN SCULPTURE AND ICONOGRAPHY”
V Ganapati Sthapathi
Published by Mapin
Price: Rs.2,500

“INTO THE WORLD OF KUTIYATTAM WITH THE LEGENDARY AMMANUR MADHAVA CHAKYAR”
G Venu
188 P Size Demy 1/8
128 illustrations, 26 in colour
Price: India Rs.350/-
Other Countries: US $ 26 (Including Postage)
Contact: Director, Natana Kairali
Ammannur Chakyar Madhom
Irinjalakuda 680121 Trichur, Kerala
Published by Natanakairali Publications
Ph: +91 480 2825559 Fax: +91 480 2828173
e-mail: natanakairali@gmail.com

"INTRODUCTION TO BHARATA’S NATYASASTRA"
Adya Rangacharya
Published by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers
Price: Rs.150

"JAVALI"
Gowri Kuppuswamy
(Tamil)
Price: Rs.60

"KALAKSHETRA RUKMINI DEVI"
B S Sharada
Price: Rs.125

“KARANAS - COMMON DANCE CODES OF INDIA & INDONESIA” - 3 volumes
Padma Subrahmanyam
Price: Rs. 5000
Contact Roja Kannan: rojak@sify.com

"KATHAK"
Shovana Narayan
Published by Roli Books
Price: Rs.250
e-mail: roli@vsnl.com

“KATHAK – AKSHARON KI ARSI”
(Kathak, A Mirror of Alphabets) - Hindi
Jyothi Bakshi
Published by Madhya Pradesh Hindi Granth Academy
Ravindranath Thakur Marg, Bhopal 462003
Price: Rs.75

"KATHAK - RHYTHMIC ECHOES AND REFLECTION"
Shovana Narayan

"KATHAKALISWAROOPAM" (Malayalam)
Mankombu Sivasankara Pillai and Prof. CK Sivarama Pillai
Published by Mathrubhoomi Books, Cherootty Road, Kozhikode
Price: Rs.150

“KATHAKALI: THE DANCE DRAMA OF MALABAR”
K Bharatha Iyer

"KATHAKALI: WHERE GODS AND DEMONS COME TO PLAY"
Phillip Zarrilli

KELUCHARAN MOHAPATRA
The Dancing Phenomenon
Text: Sharon Lowen
Photos: Avinash Pasricha
Published by Roli Books - Pocket Art Series
Price: Rs. 150
e-mail: roli@vsnl.com

KNOWING DANCE
Marion Gough
Published by Dance Books
Price: 10 £
e-mail: dl@dancebooks.co.uk

“KNOWING ODISSI”
Sharmila Biswas
Published by Odissi Vision & Movement Centre
Price: Rs.300

“KRISHNA IN PERFORMING ARTS”
Shovana Narayan
Published by: Eastern Book Corporation
ISBN: 8182900425
(23cm, pp. 180, pls.)
Price: Rs.2,500.00

“KUCHIPUDI BHARATAM OF KUCHIPUDI DANCE”
South Indian Classical Dance Tradition
K Uma Rama Rao
ISBN: 81-7030-291-9
Price: Rs.300

“KUCHIPUDI - INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE ART”
Sunil Kothari / Avinash Pasricha
Published by Abhinav Publications
Price: Rs.2500
e-mail: shakti@nde.vsnl.net.in

“KUCHIPUDI DANCE IN TEXTUAL FORM”
Padinjyarayil Rama Devi
Contact: rama_pras2001@yahoo.co.in

"KUTTAMPALAM AND KUTIYATTAM"
Goverdhan Panchal
Published by Sangeet Natak Akademi
Price: Rs.130

"KUTIYATTAM: THE HERITAGE THEATRE OF INDIA"
By Sudha Gopalakrishnan
Published by Niyogi Books
Price: Rs 2,495
Pages: 196

"LAGHU BHARATAM - Hand book on Bharathanatyam - Volume I"
Sudharani Raghupathy, R Thangaswamy Sarma & Dr S Ramarathnam
(Basic material essential for a guide to dance)
Price: RS.200

"LAGHU BHARATAM - Volume II"
Sudharani Raghupathy, R Thangaswamy Sarma & Dr S Ramarathnam
Price: Rs.300

"LAGHU BHARATAM - Volume III"
Sudharani Raghupathy, R Thangaswamy Sarma & Dr S Ramarathnam

"LAGHU BHARATAM - Volume IV"
Sudharani Raghupathy, R Thangaswamy Sarma & Dr S Ramarathnam

"LEARNING THROUGH YOGA"
Raghu Ananthanarayanan
Publishers: Krishnamachari Yoga Mandiram
Price: Rs. 300

"LEGACY OF A LEGEND"
Padma Subrahmanyam
Publishers: Nrithyodaya, Mumbai

"MADHURA MARGAM"
Dance compositions by Madurai N Krishnan
Price: Rs.250
(each cassette costs Rs.36)

“MANTRAS AND MUDRAS: MEDITATIONS FOR THE HANDS
AND VOICE TO BRING PEACE AND INNER CALM”
Lillian Too
Published by Element
Price: 12.99 £

“MARABU THANTHA MAANIKKANGAL" - in Tamil
B M Sundaram
Published by Dr. V Raghavan Centre for Performing Arts
Contact: rvramani@vsnl.com

“MARABU VAZHI BHARATHA PERASAANGAL” (Traditional Dance Teachers) - in Tamil
B M Sundaram
Published by Meyappan Thamizhagam
Price: Rs.80

"MASTER OF ARTS - A LIFE IN DANCE"
Tulsi Badrinath
ISBN 978-93-5009-584-3
Publisher: Hachette India
Price: Rs 599

"MIND OVER BODY, THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DANCER-
THE ROLE OF THE TEACHER"
Maria Fay
Published by Dance Books Ltd, London

“MIRRORS AND GESTURES: CONVERSATIONS WITH WOMEN DANCERS"
C S Lakshmi
Published by Kali for women
Price: Rs. 400

"MOHINI ATTAM"
G Venu
Price: Rs.300

"MOHINI ATTAM - THE DANCE OF THE ENCHANTRESS"
Geetha Radhakrishna
Price: Rs.450

"MOHINIATTAM-THE LASYA DANCE"
"Notations of Mudras and Postures"
G Venu and Nirmala Paniker
Published by: Natana Kairali
Price: Rs.300 or US$25
e-mail: venuji@satyam.net.in

"MOHINIATTAM- THE LYRICAL DANCE"
Dr. Kanak Rele
Publisher: Nalanda Dance Research Centre, Mumbai
Pages: 380 - Hardbound
Price: Rs.1500
e-mail: nalanda1966@gmail.com

"MOVES, A SOURCEBOOK OF IDEAS FOR BODY AWARENESS
AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT"
Katya Bloom and Shreeves
Published by Dance Books Ltd, London

MOVEMENT THEORY AND PRACTICE
Jarmila Kroschlova
Published by Dance Books
Price: 26.50 £
e-mail: dl@dancebooks.co.uk

“MRIDANGAM: AN INDIAN CLASSICAL PERCUSSION DRUM"
Shreejayanthi Gopal
Prize: Rs.350.00
e-mail: info@brrhythms.com

“MRINALINI SARABHAI - THE VOICE OF THE HEART”
Autobiography
Published by Harper Collins
Price: Rs.495.00

"MUDRAS IN KATHAKALI"
G Venu
Published by Natana Kairali
e-mail: venuji@satyam.net.in

"MY JOURNEY IN DANCE" BY GURU PRATAP PAWAR
As told to Ashish Mohan Khokar
Published by Ekah-Bios/Clarions
Price: Rs 1500/-, £25, $50 E40
ISBN: 978-81-216-1577-8
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