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message 1: by Nathan "N.R." (last edited May 29, 2016 09:05AM) (new)

Nathan "N.R." Gaddis (nathannrgaddis) | 84 comments Update ::
The Life of Harishchandra
Raghavanka, translated by Vanamala Viswanatha

In Raghavanka’s poetic masterpiece The Life of Harishchandra, a powerful sage tests King Harishchandra’s commitment to truth. He suffers utter deprivation but refuses to yield. This spirited translation, the first from Kannada into any language, brings one of ancient India’s most enduring legends to a global readership.
http://www.murtylibrary.com/volumes.php


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The Life of Harishchandra< of Raghavanka (Hariścandrakāvyam, Kannada)

I don't have any further specifics. The list of forthcoming works at the bottom of : http://www.murtylibrary.com/volumes.php : seems to rotate unsystematically. I'm hoping for Murty to update their site soon with a list of works slated for January 2017.


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Mukesh Kumar (protagonist_mukesh) | 10 comments Nathan "N.R." wrote: "The Life of HarishchandraHariścandrakāvyam, Kannada)

I don't have any further specifics. The list of forthcoming works at the bottom of : http://www.murtylibrary.com/volumes.php : seems to rotate ..."


It is so confusing! Every month, the titles seem to change randomly. And I am still waiting in vain for that promised Ghalib book :(


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Nathan "N.R." Gaddis (nathannrgaddis) | 84 comments Mukesh wrote: "And I am still waiting in vain for that promised Ghalib book :( "

They plan on doing five books a year for a hundred years. So at some point it will surely appear! [hopefully sooner than later]


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Nathan "N.R." Gaddis (nathannrgaddis) | 84 comments The following article seems to slightly confirm that Hariúcandrakâvyam is slated for 2017 ::
http://www.business-standard.com/arti...


message 5: by Nathan "N.R." (last edited Feb 04, 2017 09:59AM) (new)

Nathan "N.R." Gaddis (nathannrgaddis) | 84 comments A recent piece on Harishchandra from The Hindu ::

"When Raghavanka speaks from across centuries"
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national...

And directly from the translator herself ::

" Both homage and critique "
http://www.thehindu.com/books/Both-ho...

This is the first Murty volume trans'd from Kannada.


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Nathan "N.R." Gaddis (nathannrgaddis) | 84 comments And a video interview with our translator ::
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyZ5G...
[terrible noisy video]


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Nathan "N.R." Gaddis (nathannrgaddis) | 84 comments The Life of Harishchandra reviewed in The Hindi ::

" Imaginative translation"
by C. N. Ramachandran
http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment...

"...hence, she has translated the entire work as it is although a few parts (ex. the 56 stanzas describing prostitutes) may appear tasteless to the modern reader."


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Nathan "N.R." Gaddis (nathannrgaddis) | 84 comments The Life of Harishchandra reviewed at the complete review ::
http://www.complete-review.com/review...

I've still not read any of these lovely Murty volumes ; been led unto the avenues of The Library of Arabic Literature instead at the moment. Happy to see Orthofer digging into these troves. Here's the list of Murty's he's reviewed ::
http://www.complete-review.com/mainde...


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