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Author Brockington, J. L.

Title The Sanskrit epics / by John Brockington.

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1998.

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 UniM Bail  950 HAND  Abt.2 Bd.12 SANS    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 596 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Handbuch der Orientalistik. Zweite Abteilung, Indien, 0169-9377 ; 12. Bd. = Handbook of oriental studies. India.
Handbuch der Orientalistik. Abt. 2, Indien ; Bd. 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [527]-557) and indexes.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The History of Epic Studies -- 3. The Mahabharata (1) -- 4. The Mahabharata (2) -- 5. The Mahabharata (3) -- 6. The Harivamsa -- 7. The Ramayana (1) -- 8. The Ramayana (2) -- 9. The Ramayana (3) -- 10. Evolution.
Summary This comprehensive study of both Sanskrit epics, the Mah?bh?rata (including the Harivam??a) and the R?m?yan?a, surveys the current state of research and presents a coherent view of their nature and significance, as well as their influence on Indian culture.
Subject Vālmīki. Rāmāyaṇa.
Mahābhārata.
Epic poetry, Sanskrit -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9004102604 (cloth : alk. paper)