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    Welcome to the audio-visual resources of the book

    Between Fame and Shame
    Performing Women – Women Performers in India

    edited by
    Heidrun Brückner, Hanne de Bruin and Heike Moser

    Harrassowitz, 2011

    The pictures, video- and audiofiles are sorted according to the contributors. Just click on the author’s name and you will get access to the multimedia belonging to his / her article.


    Hanne M. de Bruin
    Contextualising Women and Performance in India. An Introductory Essay

    Peter J. Claus
    Reflections on Folk Literary Criticism

    Elisabeth Schömbucher
    Divine Words, Human Voices: Listening to the Female Voice in Performances of Possession

    Heidrun Brückner
    Folk Culture and Modernity: The Case of Goddess Reṇukā-Ellamma and her Special Devotees

    B. A. Viveka Rai
    Gender in Folk Narratives with Special Reference to Tuḷuva-Society, in the West Coast Region of Karnataka, India

    Lea Griebl and Sina Sommer
    Siri Revisited: A Female ›Mass Possession Cult‹ without Women Performers?

    Diane Daugherty
    Subhadra Redux: Reinstating Female Kutiyattam

    Heike Moser
    How Kūṭiyāṭṭam Became ›kūṭi-āṭṭam‹, »Acting Together«, or: The Changing Role of Female Performers in the Naṅṅyār-Kuttu-Traditon of Kerala

    Christine Guillebaud
    Women’s Musical Knowledge and Power, and their Contributions to Nation-Building in Kerala, South India: A Case Study of Kaikkottukali

    Brigitte Schulze
    Poetic-Painful Lives of Women-Performers Vis-à-Vis High-Caste Moral Modernity as Remembered by Kamalabai Gokhale, and Retold by Brigitte Schulze

    Marlene Pitkow
    The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Kathakali’s Females and the Men who Play them

    Virginie Johan
    Actresses on the Temple Stage? The Epic Conception and Performance of Women’s Roles in Kūṭiyāṭṭam Rāmāyaṇa Plays