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Epic and Argument in Sanskrit Literary History: Essays in Honour of Robert P. Goldman
Epic and Argument in Sanskrit Literary History: Essays in Honour of Robert P. Goldman
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Epic and Argument in Sanskrit Literary History celebrates the distinguished career of the American Indologist Robert P. Goldman. The essays on Sanskrit literary history, which range from the danastuti in the Rgveda (Romila Thapar) to the transformation of literary theory in ninth-century Kashmir (Sheldon Pollock) to the practice of philology in seventeenth-century Varanasi (Christopher Minkowski), reflect the wide range of interests of Professor Goldman himself, and the wide influence he has exerted on the field. Eight of the essays (by such leading scholars as Greg Bailey, John Brockington, James Fitzgerald, Luis Gonzalez-Reimann, Phyllis Granoff, Alt Hiltebeitel, Adheesh Sathaye, and Sally Sutherland Goldman), concentrate on the epics and Puranas, and as an ensemble make for essential reading on the genre of Sanskrit literature to which Goldman, as editor-in-chief of the Ramayana Translation Project, has devoted the greater part of his career. The scholarly essays are bookended by the survey of Professor Goldman’s scholarly contributions (Deven Patel) and a lively personal reminiscence (Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson).

About the Author

Sheldon Pollock is Ransford Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies at Columbia University. He is general editor of the Murty Classical Library of India (Harvard University Press), and author of, among other books, The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India (University of California Press). He is currently working on Liberation Philology (Harvard University Press) and Reader on Rasa: An Historical Sourcebook in Indian Aesthetics, for a new series of sourcebooks in classical Indian thought that he is editing for Columbia University Press. In 2009 he received the President’s Award for Sanskrit from the Government of India.

Acknowledgements

I am very grateful to all the collaborators not only for their wonderful contributions in honor of a wonderful colleague, but for their patience in the face of the various delays accompanying the publication of this book.

Arthur Dudney, my research assistant at Columbia, did an extraordinary job helping with the editing and the production of the volume. I am also grateful to Ramesh Jain of Manohar Publishers and Distributors for his support and to my dear friend Shahid Amin of the University of Delhi for his good counsel.

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Acknowledgementsvii
Vidyasagarah Suvarnapurusah: A Brief Survey of Robert P. Goldman’s Scholarship Deven M Patelix
Hermeneutical Glosses on scholarly Work on the Mahabharata and the Puranas Greg Bailey1
Is the Script Relevant Further Evidence from a Nevari-script Ramayana Manuscript John Brockington17
The Boy ‘Slowpoke’ as Deep Thinker: In Defense of ‘Straying’ Wives against Father’s Uxoricidal Rage James L. Fitzgerald 31
Time in the Mahabharata and the Time of the Mahabharata Luis Gonzalez-Reimann 61
Karma, Curse, or Divine Illusion: The Destruction of the Buddha’s Clan and the Slaughter of the Yadavas Phyllis Granoff 75
Mapping Bhakti through Friendship in the Sanskrit Epics Alf Hiltebeitel 91
I’ll Wash Out Your Mouth With My Boot: A Guide to Philological Argument in Mughal-era Banaras Christopher Minkowski 117
What was Bhatta Nayaka Saying The Hermeneutical Transformation of Indian Aesthetics Sheldon Pollock 143
The Other Kind of Brahman: Rama Jamadagnya and the Psychosocial Construction of Brahman Power in the Mahabharata Adheesh Sathaye 185
Illusory Evidence: The Construction of Maya in Valmiki’s Ramayana Sally J. Sutherland Goldman 209
The Dana-stuti Hymns of the Rgveda Romila Thapar 235
Memories of Bob Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson 255
List of Contributors 263
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Epic and Argument in Sanskrit Literary History celebrates the distinguished career of the American Indologist Robert P. Goldman. The essays on Sanskrit literary history, which range from the danastuti in the Rgveda (Romila Thapar) to the transformation of literary theory in ninth-century Kashmir (Sheldon Pollock) to the practice of philology in seventeenth-century Varanasi (Christopher Minkowski), reflect the wide range of interests of Professor Goldman himself, and the wide influence he has exerted on the field. Eight of the essays (by such leading scholars as Greg Bailey, John Brockington, James Fitzgerald, Luis Gonzalez-Reimann, Phyllis Granoff, Alt Hiltebeitel, Adheesh Sathaye, and Sally Sutherland Goldman), concentrate on the epics and Puranas, and as an ensemble make for essential reading on the genre of Sanskrit literature to which Goldman, as editor-in-chief of the Ramayana Translation Project, has devoted the greater part of his career. The scholarly essays are bookended by the survey of Professor Goldman’s scholarly contributions (Deven Patel) and a lively personal reminiscence (Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson).

About the Author

Sheldon Pollock is Ransford Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies at Columbia University. He is general editor of the Murty Classical Library of India (Harvard University Press), and author of, among other books, The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India (University of California Press). He is currently working on Liberation Philology (Harvard University Press) and Reader on Rasa: An Historical Sourcebook in Indian Aesthetics, for a new series of sourcebooks in classical Indian thought that he is editing for Columbia University Press. In 2009 he received the President’s Award for Sanskrit from the Government of India.

Acknowledgements

I am very grateful to all the collaborators not only for their wonderful contributions in honor of a wonderful colleague, but for their patience in the face of the various delays accompanying the publication of this book.

Arthur Dudney, my research assistant at Columbia, did an extraordinary job helping with the editing and the production of the volume. I am also grateful to Ramesh Jain of Manohar Publishers and Distributors for his support and to my dear friend Shahid Amin of the University of Delhi for his good counsel.

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Acknowledgementsvii
Vidyasagarah Suvarnapurusah: A Brief Survey of Robert P. Goldman’s Scholarship Deven M Patelix
Hermeneutical Glosses on scholarly Work on the Mahabharata and the Puranas Greg Bailey1
Is the Script Relevant Further Evidence from a Nevari-script Ramayana Manuscript John Brockington17
The Boy ‘Slowpoke’ as Deep Thinker: In Defense of ‘Straying’ Wives against Father’s Uxoricidal Rage James L. Fitzgerald 31
Time in the Mahabharata and the Time of the Mahabharata Luis Gonzalez-Reimann 61
Karma, Curse, or Divine Illusion: The Destruction of the Buddha’s Clan and the Slaughter of the Yadavas Phyllis Granoff 75
Mapping Bhakti through Friendship in the Sanskrit Epics Alf Hiltebeitel 91
I’ll Wash Out Your Mouth With My Boot: A Guide to Philological Argument in Mughal-era Banaras Christopher Minkowski 117
What was Bhatta Nayaka Saying The Hermeneutical Transformation of Indian Aesthetics Sheldon Pollock 143
The Other Kind of Brahman: Rama Jamadagnya and the Psychosocial Construction of Brahman Power in the Mahabharata Adheesh Sathaye 185
Illusory Evidence: The Construction of Maya in Valmiki’s Ramayana Sally J. Sutherland Goldman 209
The Dana-stuti Hymns of the Rgveda Romila Thapar 235
Memories of Bob Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson 255
List of Contributors 263
 
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