Many Rāmāyanạs : the diversity of a narrative tradition in South Asia / edited by Paula Richman

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Subjects: Rāmāyanạ
Rāmāyanạm
Rāmacaritamānasa
Indic literature--History and criticism
Rāma (Hindu deity) in literature
Sītā (Hindu deity) in literature
Vālmīki Rāmāyanạ
Kampar, Rāmāyanạm
Tulasīdāsa, Rāmacaritamānasa
Vālmīki. Rāmāyanạ
Kampar, 9th cent. Rāmāyanạm
Tulasīdāsa, 1532-1623. Rāmacaritamānasa
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1991
LC Classification: P, PK
Additional Authors: Richman, Paula
Notes: LCCN: 91007273
ISBN: 0520072812 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520075897 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Three hundred Rāmāyanạs : five examples and three thoughts on translation -- Rāmāyanạs, Rāma Jātaka, and Ramakien : a comparative study of Hindu and Buddhist traditions -- Mutilation of Śūrpanạkhā -- Fire and flood : the testing of Sītā in Kampan̲'s Irāmāvatāram -- Rāmāyanạ of their own : women's oral tradition in Telugu -- Raja's new clothes : redressing Rāvanạ in Meghanādavadha Kāvya -- Creating conversations : the Rāma story as puppet play in Kerala -- E.V. Ramasami's reading of the Rāmāyanạ -- Rāmāyanạ exegesis in Ten̲kalai Śrīvaisṇạvism -- Secret life of Rāmcandra of Ayodhya -- Personalizing the Rāmāyan :̣ Rāmnāmīs and their use of the Rāmcaritmānas
Physical Description: xiii, 273 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 23142122
ISBN/ISSN: 0520072812
0520075897

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