India Studies | Literature of India in Translation: Ancient & Classical
I370 | 3008 | Manring


I370    Literature of India in Translation: Ancient & Classical (Manring)
(3 Cr.) * Carries Culture Studies and AHTI Credit  MWF 1:00-2:15 LI 851
(class meets first 8 weeks only)

This course is a survey of ancient and classical literatures of India in
translation, presented in cultural context.  Students will read selections
from such works as Rig Veda, the epic lecture Mahabharata, popular
stories, drama, and poetry.  Class format is with open discussion,
supplemented with occasional films (including a mandatory all-day Saturday
showing of Peter Brooks' Mahabharata) to enhance comprehension of the
texts and their cultural milieu.  Meets with I570.