By Mandakranta Bose,Sarika Priyadarshini Bose
The R?m?yana, an historical epic of India, with audiences throughout colossal stretches of time and geography, keeps to steer numberless readers socially and morally via its many re-tellings. Made on hand in English for the 1st time, the sixteenth century model offered this is through Candr?vat?, a lady poet from Bengal. it's a hugely person rendition as a story informed from a woman's viewpoint which, rather than celebrating masculine heroism, laments the ache of ladies stuck within the play of male ego.
This booklet provides a translation and statement at the textual content, with an intensive creation that scrutinizes its social and cultural context and correlates its literary identification with its ideological implications. Taken jointly, the narrative and the severe learn provided the following extend the knowledge either one of the background of women’s self-expression in India and the cultural efficiency of the epic story. The booklet is of curiosity both to scholars and researchers of South Asian narratives, R?m?yana experiences and gender issues.
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