Andha Yug is one of the most significant plays of modern India. Written immediately after the partition of the Indian subcontinent, the play is a profound. Andha Yug: The Age of Darkness. By Dharamvir Bharati. Translated with a critical introduction by Alok Bhalla. Mānoa: Pacific Journal of International Writing Andha Yug by Dharamvir Bharati, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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On Freedom Fiona Sze-lorrain. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Ss rated it really liked it Nov 27, Recognizing its potential, Dubey walked around with the script for nearly 10 years trying to get it done. Dharamvir Bharati —was a renowned Hindi novelist, poet, and playwright. The Dream of Reason Anthony Gottlieb. Quotes from Andha Yug.

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The Age of Darkness could just as well have been translated as The Blind Agefor the profound questions of darkness, blindness, complicity, and ignorance resonate at the core of the play and point out that the lack of vision characterizes not just individuals but entire eras.


Andha Yug tackles a particular strain in the Mahabharata which is a treasure trove of psychological and social insights. Norse Mythology Neil Gaiman. Sreejith Mohan rated it really liked it Jun 19, Written immediately after the partition of the Indian subcontinent, the play is a profound meditation on the politics of violence and aggressive selfhood. Dharna rated it really liked it Jun 17, Lists with This Book.

The action of the play takes place on the last day of bharato Mahabharata war and is centred on a few bewildered survivors of the Kaurava clan.

Thus both the victor and the vanquished lose eventually. Kauravas Pandavas Krishna Ashwatthama. A brief one-night affair which will change your morning forever! The moral burden of the play is that every act of violence inevitably debases society as a whole. It elaborates on the consequences, when a society fails to stop a cycle of revenge and instead choose a redemptive path, which is always available even in worst of scenarios. Works ygu on the Mahabharata.

Himanshu Singh rated it really liked it Jul 17, Krishna who mediated between the cousins before war, remains bharatk moral centre of the play.

Some directors have used it to bring out contemporary issues like the role of diplomacy of the world. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Animal Farm George Orwell. This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat Dharamvir Bharati Official website.


Muskan Gupta rated it liked it Nov 28, Sofia Petrovna Lidiia Chukovskaia. Sudhakar Sinha rated it it was amazing Dhharamvir 13, This is shown by Krishna’s presence amid the mindlessness of fellow human beings.

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Andha Yug : The Age of Darkness

The dialogues are inspiring and heart wrenching at the same time. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

The story hints at the perils that await a society that turns away from its wisdom culture and instead succumb to the logic of the moment that can be easily swayed by emotions.

The play ends with the death of Krishna.