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MAHABHARATA

A Modern Retelling

Author:- Carole Satyamurti, Foreword:- Wendy Doniger , Afterword:- Vinay Dharwadker
ISBN : 9789386105004
List price : Rs 1295.00
No of pages : 928
Book size : 153 x 242 mm
Binding : Paperback
Publishing year : 2017
Original publisher : W W Norton & Company
Published in India by : Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory : India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal
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A Compelling narrative inspiring readers to reinvent the quintessence of the master epic

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Chapters

PART I

THE BOOK OF THE BEGINNING

PART II

THE BOOK OF THE ASSEMBLY HALL

PART III

THE BOOK OF THE FOREST

PART IV

THE BOOK OF VIRATA

PART V

THE BOOK OF PERSEVERANCE

PART VI

THE BOOK OF BHISHMA

PART VII

THE BOOK OF DRONA

PART VIII

THE BOOK OF KARNA

PART IX

THE BOOK OF SHALYA

PART X

THE BOOK OF THE NIGHT ATTACK

PART XI

THE BOOK OF THE WOMEN

PART XII

THE BOOK OF PEACE

PART XIII

THE BOOK OF INSTRUCTION

PART XIV

THE BOOK OF THE HORSE SACRIFICE

PART XV

THE BOOK OF THE HERMITAGE

PART XVI

THE BOOK OF THE CLUBS

PART XVII

THE BOOK OF THE FINAL JOURNEY

PART XVIII

THE ASCENT OF HEAVEN

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About the author

Carol Satyamurti

Carol Satyamurti is a poet, sociologist, and translator. The author of many books of poetry, she has taught regularly for the Arvon Foundation and for the Poetry Society (UK). She lives in London.

Wendy Doniger (Foreword)

Wendy Doniger (Ph.D. Harvard University) is Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago. She first trained as a dancer under George Balanchine and Martha Graham and then went on to complete two doctorates in Sanskrit and Indian Studies (from Harvard and Oxford). She has taught at Harvard, Oxford, the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, and the University of California at Berkeley.

In 1984 she was elected president of the American Academy of Religion, in 1989 a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, in 1996 a member of the American Philosophical Society, and in 1997 president of the Association for Asian Studies. She has been awarded seven honorary degrees, and her book The Hindus: An Alternative History was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Vinay Dharwadker (Afterword)

Vinay Dharwadker (University of Wisconsin-Madison) is the author of Cosmopolitan Geographies: New Locations in Literature and Culture (2001) and a book of poetry, Sunday at the Lodi Gardens: Poems (1994).

He is the editor of The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry (1994) and The Collected Essays of A. K. Ramanujan (1999), and the translator of a collection of Kabir’s work called Kabir: The Weaver’s Songs (2003).