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Extreme Poetry: The South Asian Movement of Simultaneous Narration

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Beginning in the sixth century C.E. and continuing for more than a thousand years, an extraordinary poetic practice was the trademark of a major literary movement in South Asia. Authors invented a special language to depict both the apparent and hidden sides of disguised or dual characters, and then used it to narrate India's major epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, ...more
Hardcover, 356 pages
Published March 30th 2010 by Columbia University Press (first published March 5th 2010)
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