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Questioning Ramayanas

Questioning Ramayanas

a South-Asian tradition

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vālmīki.,
  • Tulasīdāsa, 1532-1623.,
  • Indic literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Rāma (Hindu deity) in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Paula Richman.
    ContributionsRichman, Paula.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 432 p. ;
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6873856M
    ISBN 100195650913
    LC Control Number00410439

    Questioning Ramayanas: A South Asian Tradition has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New !   Questioning Ramayanas: A South Asian Tradition Paula Richman University of California Press $Author: Ulrike Niklas.

    Questioning Rama's story has played a generative role in sustaining the Ramayana tradition over centuries, across regions, and among different communities. Although the story of Rama (Ramkatha) has generated many tellings, most people are familiar with a few authoritative texts, such as those by Valmiki, Tulsidas, or the television serial by Ramanand Sagar. Questioning Ramayanas: A South Asian Tradition Niklas, Ulrike pear to an observer who does not share the interpretive framework with which an insider might experience these rituals. Describing rituals, however, is very difficult to do in a way that engages readers who know little or nothing about the religious teachings or network of social relationships that sustain the rituals and make them meaningful and .

    While some religious texts may remain static over time, the Ramayana epic has been retold in a variety of ways over the centuries and across South Asia. Some of the narrative's most probing and innovative retellings have appeared in print in the last years in the region of South India. This collection brings together, for the first time, modern retellings translated from the four major. Review of Paula Richman, ed., Questioning Ramayanas: A South Asian Tradition, in The Book Review, Vol. 25, No. 3, , pp. ISSN: E-lessons. Three e-lessons for the ancient India course developed at the Institute of Life Long Learning, University of Delhi, Delhi. (This was part of a Ministry of Human.


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If you want a good commentary on the Ramayana, Richman's Many Ramayanas: The Diversity of a Narrative Tradition in South Asia contains much more relevant and easy to understand commentary.

The articles, in this book, I find to be much more complicated and hard to understand for someone who is not an Indian/South Asian/Hindu Text scholar/5(6).

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Questioning Ramayanas - A South Asian Tradition Paperback – January 1, by Paula Richman (Author)Cited by:   Questioning Rama's story has played a generative role in sustaining the Ramayana tradition over centuries, across regions, and among different communities.

Although the story of Rama (Ramkatha) has generated many tellings, most people are familiar with a few authoritative texts, such as those by Valmiki, Tulsidas, or the television serial by Ramanand Sagar/5. The book is in four parts containing fourteen papers: four each on forms of questioning and assertions about social rank, three each on modalities of speaking and applied Ramayanas.

Such openness is rare in religious traditions. Even in the Sanskrit text later additions are themselves questions. This rich, complex weave of essays on the Ramayana demonstrates how questioning safeguards the diversity and capaciousness of the Ramayana the Author: PAULA RICHMAN, Irvin E.

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Although the story of Rama (Ramkatha) has generated many tellings, most people are familiar with a few authoritative texts, such as those by Valmiki, Tulsidas, or the television serial by Ramanand Sagar/5(5). 1 The Collected Essays qf A. Rrrmonujrjn and shadows plays, in all the many South and Southeast Asian c~~ltures.' Camille Bulcke (), a student of the Rnmcivrrncl, counted three hundred It's no wonder that even as long ago as the fourteenthFile Size: 1MB.

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Ramanujan's thesis. Three Hundred Rāmāyaṇas is a scholarly essay that summarizes the history of the Rāmāyaṇa and its spread across India and Asia over a period of 2, years or more. It seeks to demonstrate factually how the story of Rama has undergone numerous variations while being transmitted across different languages, societies, geographical regions, religions, and historical.

Our edited volume titled Questioning Ramayanas, A South Asian Tradition suggests that a condemnation of the story itself ignores the centuries of questioning carried on within the Ramayana tradition questioning of authoritative values, interrogating notions of the ideal polity, challenging the rationale for ways in which various characters behaved, querying the gender norms depicted, and.

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Uttara Kanda is the last book of Ramayana. It is a book of made up of conversations between Kakbhusundi and Garud. This book was added by Tulsidas after hearing it from Kakbhusundi and Garud. It depicts Ram's reign of Ayodhya, birth of Luv and Kush, the Ashvamedha yajna and last days of Rama.

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Unwilling toFile Size: KB. If you go to, say Father Camille Bulcke‘s (–) Ramkatha (Ramkatha: Utpatti Aur Vikas) or Paula Richman’s various books on Ramayana, Questioning Ramayanas: A South Asian Tradition () or her last book where she has collected contemporary stories and poems based on the Ramayana which also includes one of my own poems, you will.

The Ramayana study guide contains literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. The Ramayana Questions and Answers. The book is so old and made up of author's we are not sure about and at times we are not sure about.

Tracing the lineage of the mythology is difficult as well. The Ramayana is an ancient Indian epic, composed some time in the 5th century BCE, about the exile and then return of Rama, prince of was composed in Sanskrit by the sage Valmiki, who taught it to Rama's sons, the twins Lava and about verses, it is a rather long poem and, by tradition, is known as the Adi Kavya (adi = original, first; kavya = poem).Author: Anindita Basu.

Vikram Sarabhai Library New Arrivals (Books) SeptemberNew Arrivals (Books) Questioning Ramayanas: a South Asian tradition by Paula Richman (editor). New Delhi: Oxford University Press, Q8 () Click here for more details. Author of Ramayana Stories in Modern South India, Questioning Ramayanas, Many Ramayanas, Gender and religion, Women, branch stories, and religious rhetoric in a Tamil Buddhist text, Extraordinary Child, Religious rhetoric in Manimekalai, Extraordinary child.Oxford said it will reprint those two books along with Questioning Ramayanas: A South Asian Tradition, also edited by Ms.

Richman. The books will be available from the OUP India Web site and from.Paula Richman is the author of Many Ramayanas ( avg rating, 66 ratings, 9 reviews, published ), Questioning Ramayanas ( avg rating, 16 rating /5.