India Studies | Literature of India in Translation: Ancient & Modern
I570 | 3012 | Manring


I570  Literature of India in Translation: Ancient & Classical (Manring) (3
Cr.)  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 I370.