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Villuppattu (from <i>vil</i>, a bow-shaped instrument, and <i>pattu</i>, ‘song’)

in The Oxford Companion to Indian Theatre

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195644463
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199861248
Villuppattu (from vil, a bow-shaped instrument, and pattu, ‘song’)

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Tamil form of narrative theatre in which music and song provide the essential aspects. There is very little dialogue. Found

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Subjects: Theatre

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