Winter 2014 • Vol. XXXVI No. 1 DramaJanuary 1, 2014 |

God of the Tomcats

A Tragicomic Mystery Play I have seen the Wild White Women . . .   — Euripides, The Bacchae, trans. Gilbert Murray Cast of Characters The Gods    KRISHNA, dressed in rags, but with a saffron shawl. The Women    The five GOPIs.    MARY ANN BICKLESBY, Mr. Ingram BICKLESBY's wife.    LADY GEORGIANA, Thomas PENDLETON's Mother. The Men    General Thomas Shacklesmith-PENDLETON, ranking British       military officer in the Barrackpore cantonment.    Lieutenant R. P. GRIEVE, an officer of the 4th Gurkha Regiment.    Mr. Ingram BICKLESBY, district magistrate.    Two GURKHAs.    Colonel James CARR.    An Indian ADJUTANT on the General's staff.    Soldiers. The Setting British India. The year is 1913. Scene 1. A rural dirt road. Two middle-aged Englishmen. Lieutenant R. P. GRIEVE wears imperial khaki and has a rifle over his shoulder. Ingram BICKLESBY is slumped and sweati

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Amit Majmudar
Amit Majmudar is a poet, novelist, and translator. His most recent book is Godsong: A Verse Translation of the Bhagavad-Gita, with Commentary (Knopf, 2018).

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