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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 15–26.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Brian A. Hatcher © 1996: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1996 Indigent Brahmans, Industrious Pandits: Bourgeois Ideology and Sanskrit Pandits in Colonial Calcutta Brian A. Hatcher Introduction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 127–135.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and of deep relevance to Akbar’s imperial and political ambitions. I pursue my analysis of the Mughal Mahabharata in two sections, focusing first on the work’s Sanskrit sources and then on the translation practices one finds evidenced in the Persian text. In the first section, I outline how the Mughal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 341–347.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Audrey Truschke Abstract Siddhicandra's Bhanucandraganicarita ( Biography of Bhanucandra , ca. 1620s) enacts a stunning development in Sanskrit historiography. The text's title bills it as a biography of a Jain mendicant, a standard genre of Jain-authored works. But, in fact, the text treats cross...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jesse Ross Knutson Knutson’s essay examines contemporary accounts in Sanskrit verse of the conquered territories of King Laksmanasena of Bengal (c. late twelfth/early thirteenth century), situating their false claims in a larger history of petty kings’ competing false claims about themselves...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., the Sangitadarpana (“Mirror of Music”) of Harivallabha (ca. 1653). Harivallabha was translating a recent Sanskrit work of the same name: an old-fashioned treatise that nonetheless proved extremely influential in Persian and other Sanskrit works, as well as in miniature painting. This article examines...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Katerina Clark’s observations on the Soviet socialist-realist novel, and building on the adaptation’s intertextual references to older Javanese and Sanskrit epic traditions, Lienau’s essay argues that Pramoedya’s work posits the generic superiority of the Indonesian-Malay novel to the linguistic caste...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the past, which encodes a historicization of its own present. In the Rājataraṅgiṇī the Sanskrit tradition reckons with both itself and something far beyond, ultimately coming to terms with its own materiality. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Kalhaṇa Rājataraṇgiṇī kāvya Sanskrit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 381–387.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in a Sanskrit worldview, Hindi intellectuals exhibited newness in their theorization of the art of poetic craft. Engaging with Busch's work on the ritigranth genre, this article demonstrates how the poet-scholars of Rajasthan who were experts in Brajbhasha and Marwari—or Hindi and Rajasthani, respectively...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 533–557.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Rebecca Gould This essay aims at a methodological interpretation of Sheldon Pollock's oeuvre from the perspective of comparative literary history. Part 1 focuses on his recent magnum opus, The Language of the Gods in the World of Men . Part 2 compares the Sanskrit cosmopolis in Pollock's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 May 2013
... for any book concerned with Sanskrit literary and cultural production to attract serious, sus- tained interest outside of the world of South Asian studies. Sheldon Pollock’s masterful and far-­ranging study has done so to a greater degree than any such work in many years...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2004
... A definition of “the anxious”! the advent of colonialism and a cultural space long mo- Kesavdas says that “the anxious” is a woman whose nopolized by Sanskrit intellectuals, emerged as a fertile lover doesn’t show up for some reason, causing her site for the development of both vernacular poetics and heart...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 August 1995
...A. R. Venkatachalapathy © 1995: South Asia Bulletin 1995 Coining Words: Language and Politics in Late Colonial Tamilnadu A. R. Venkatachalapathy Forming words with Sanskrit roots will certainly ruin under the distinguished headship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 538–544.
Published: 01 August 2011
... at the outset, his book is “an attempt to understand two great moments Africa of transformation in culture and power in premodern India” (1). The first is when Sanskrit, Asia,   the “language of the gods,” dramatically breaks out of its...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 56–63.
Published: 01 August 1987
... a sion and films give, by default, certain impermeability to bhasha, the current speech, distinguished from Sanskrit or large sections of the masses. Thus, by its constitution and Persian, natural, un-selfconscious, anonymous, speech. The monopolistic propagation, the standard appropriates the lan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 2010
... is responsible for Studies a Persian translation of a Sanskrit work on mathematics, the Lilavati. He was, in short, a lead-   and ing intellectual representative of the cosmopolitan tendencies of the Mogul Empire. Fayzi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 August 2004
... epics.6 reactionary Congress of Vienna (1814–15) did not ne- Looking at Mughal north India, Shantanu Phukan re- gotiate in Latin. But in South Asia, an effort at reviving cently proposed a demanding agenda: that “adamantly the old cosmopolitan language of Sanskrit was actually heteroglot” literary...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 140–148.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: Appayya Dīkṣita’s Kuvalayānanda and the Rewriting of Sanskrit Poetics .” Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens (Vienna Journal of South Asian Studies) 48 ( 2004 ): 47 – 79 . Bronner Yigal Shulman David Dean Tubb Gary A. , eds. Innovations and Turning Points: Toward a History...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 2017
... for his invaluable aid throughout the process. 1. Balkh Bahr al- asr r, 64 67. 2. Pollock, The Sanskrit Cosmopolis. 491Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East Vol. 37, No. 3, 2017 doi 10.1215/1089201x-4279200 © 2017 by Duke University Press Introduction Moving across...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 485–498.
Published: 01 December 2021
... words. See Narayana Rao and Shulman, Classical Telugu Poetry , 238 , for an English translation of the relevant verse. 38. See Bhandarkar, “Lecture 7,” his seventh Wilson Philological Lecture, “Relations between Sanskrit, Pali, the Prakrits and the Modern Vernaculars,” delivered in 1883...