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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 470–476.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Amiya Dev Dev’s article discusses the Mahābhārata as world literature in the context of the epic tradition, including Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey and the German epic poem Nibelungenlied ( The Song of the Nibelungs ). © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The M a h...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 506–520.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Audrey Truschke This article presents the first in-depth textual analysis of the Razmnamah ( Book of War ), the Persian translation of the Mahabharata sponsored by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the late sixteenth century. I argue that the Razmnamah was a central literary work in the Mughal court...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 December 2012
... observations on the Soviet socialist- realist novel and building on the adaptation’s intertextual references to older Javanese and Sanskrit epic tra- ditions (including a twelfth- century Javanese epic adaptation of the Sanskrit Mahābhārata, the Bārathayuddha), I argue that Pramoedya’s work posits...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (1): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 1981
...• the major female characters of ology can be fully employed in the Mahabharata, has to say: socializing the young girls to normative roles and behavior. . .. the husband is a With the near-universality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 356–364.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: Markaz al-­adwar, on moral and mystical ideas, and N a l - ­D a m a n , a romance based on characters from the Mahabharata.2 Fayzi was also noted for composing two learned works in Arabic using only undotted letters: a lengthy Koran...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 August 2015
...) cruelty to people the animal is not really harmed at all and who de- is sanctioned in the Mahabharata story of Man- vised elaborate systems of substitutions to mitigate davya,1 who is punished, by being impaled alive, the horror of the killing. Singh and Dave...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 117–124.
Published: 01 May 2013
... vanishingly marginal in can be seen even in some of the most celebrated comparison with Pānini’s “sacral” grammar. works of the poetic tradition. The Mahābhārata, ˙ This disparity in perspective between the one of the two great Sanskrit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 35–45.
Published: 01 August 1997
... citing a passage of various Rajput clans: the Tonwar Rajputs of Delhi, the Mahabharata as a clue to the whole question of how Mathura’s Jadus, Jaipur Kachwahas and Ajmer’s Chau- mythic cosmologies get established: hans. The 13 Meo pah and the multiple goo are ideally Gandharan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 May 2004
... preface, fected the lives of women, but rather: what hap- Jyotirmoyee Devi indicates that, despite its name, pened after that? Both focus on the reception, or “The Woman Chapter” of the Mahabharata was not non-reception, of women in the community to about sufferings specific to women, but focused...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 375–384.
Published: 01 December 2018
... . Lyotard Jean­François . The Differend: Phases in Dispute . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 1989 . Matilal Bimal Krishna . Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabharata . New Delhi : Motilal Manarasidas , 1994 . McCrudden Christopher , ed. Understanding Human Dignity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (2): 21–26.
Published: 01 August 1986
... torical reality. In some cases, Tamil writers have used the results in the need to delegitimize the other. Latter day Sin- Ramayana and the Mahabharata as sources to show an early hala nationalists, using the Mahavamsa, delegitimize Tamil Tamil presence in Sri Lanka...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 263–276.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., usually called Ganesh dated from the fifth-­century AD, later than the in modern languages and Ganesha in Sanskrit, has great epics of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. many names, including Gan(a)pati and Vinayak. The three best-­known stories about Ganesh are (1...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 349–351.
Published: 01 August 2003
... the televised screening of class is lived, but the problem is that Stuart Hall was not Peter Brooks’s Mahabharata to reflect on ethnic spec- arguing for a reduction of class politics to race in his tatorship. Her analysis of “the issue of what is to pass widely cited statement, and especially not in his...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 96–104.
Published: 01 May 2006
... opposition to core values of the society in question, models the “fratricidal doctrine . . . so often positively of heroic conduct and human endeavour” and, enunciated and defended in the Mahabharata” through its emphasis on the prophetic tradition and hence considers the Ramayana as “the fi rst...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 465–469.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... In his Sanksrit epic traditions as Soviet socialist real- South Asia, article on the Mahabharata, based on a ism. Finally, Avadhesh Kumar Singh engages Africa and the lecture delivered at the Siddhartha Art Gallery in a productive dialogue with Ipshita...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 200–203.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and the Middle East • 35:2 • 2015 scholars, noncruelty (anrhamsya) toward animals rality of our own emotions.7 The essays then dem- emerges as a high moral virtue. King Yudhishtir, onstrate how the morality of humans is contingent at the end of the Mahabharata...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 57–64.
Published: 01 August 1989
... popular Hindu epic, The Ramayana, as is well known, ranks in a genre of Rnmayana, in which the roles of the pristine righteous sacred Hindu literature as one of the most highly hero in the character of Rama is reversed with that of revered popular scriptures along with the Mahabharata the rakshasa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 549–569.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... 54. This may be a reference to Razm N mah, the Mughal translation of the Mahabharata. Truschke, The Mughal Book of War, 508 9. 55. Al- Husayni, Guldasta, fols. 8a 8b. 56. Zuhur ibn Zuhuri, Muhammad N mah, 262 63. 57. See Devare, A Short History of Persian, 326, and Verma, History...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 633–643.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in of Ancient and Medieval India (Delhi: Motilal Banarsi- periences that involved the threat of losing the object the epics (e.g., Mahābhārata 2:23) to be the correlate dass, 1960), 1 – 4. (see ibid., 256). of fantasies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 47–50.
Published: 01 May 1986
... of the Mahabharata and other epb - including the famous Ekalavya - conacbusness and new directbn of the bng liberation struggle of the with the Bhus, and many BhU activists themselves identify with such adivasi toilers of Dhule dMct indigenous peoples, often Identifled as rakshasa and slaughtered by "Aryan...