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The Sauptikaparvan of the Mahabharata: The Massacre at Night (Oxford World's Classics)

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The tenth book of the great Indian epic, the Mahabharata, the Sauptikaparvan is saturated in the imagery of the end of the world and the sacrifice of battle. The first complete English translation for over a century and the first ever in verse, this edition is designed to provide an accessible introduction and entry point to one of the greatest works of Indian and world literature.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Synopsis:

The tenth book of the great Indian epic, the Mahabharata, the Sauptikaparvan is saturated in the imagery of the end of the world and the sacrifice of battle. The first complete English translation for over a century and the first ever in verse, this edition is designed to provide an accessible introduction and entry point to one of the greatest works of Indian and world literature.

Table of Contents

Includes book by book summary of the principal episode of the Mahabharata, Note on the Sanskirt Text, Note on the pronunciation of Sanskrit words and a Note on Proper Names and Epithets.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199549764
Subtitle:
The Massacre at Night
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Translator:
Johnson, W. J.
Editor:
Johnson, W. J.
Author:
null, W. J.
Author:
Johnson, W. J.
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature/English | World Literature | India
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20080901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
5 x 7.6 x 0.8 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z

The Sauptikaparvan of the Mahabharata: The Massacre at Night (Oxford World's Classics)
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"Synopsis" by , The tenth book of the great Indian epic, the Mahabharata, the Sauptikaparvan is saturated in the imagery of the end of the world and the sacrifice of battle. The first complete English translation for over a century and the first ever in verse, this edition is designed to provide an accessible introduction and entry point to one of the greatest works of Indian and world literature.
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