stagery

stagery

(ˈsteɪdʒərɪ)
n
theatrical effects or techniques, or the arrangement of a production on stage
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a madman with dirty wild black hair who rag round his midriff & water pot in hand Stopped in midstreet turned round & gazed up at the balconies, windows, shops and city stagery filled with glum activity Shrugged & said Jai Shankar!
The poem's closing movement juxtaposes two perspectives: that of the madman who "gazed up at the balconies, windows, shops and city stagery filled with glum activity / Shrugged and said Jai Shankar!
(Indeed, according to Deborah Baker, upon first hearing of Ginsberg and the Beats, Sunil Gangapadhyay and the members of the Krittibas circle thought of them as Bauls, "those troubadours of the Bengal countryside who rebelled against the conventions that marked class and religious differences" [160].) The singer, thus, is as much a stand-in for the peregrinating, vision-seeking Ginsberg as the somewhat aloof observer in line 7 who seems to be included by the madman in his denunciation of "the city stagery filled with glum activity."