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The Relation Between Pan-Indian, Regional and Oral Epics: A Study of Tamil Epics as a Test Case

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Mahabharata: Texts and Performances
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S. Carlos

A study of the relations between the Sanskrit Mahabharata and Tamil epics, and oral reworkings of the Mahabharata in Tamil Nadu, by S. Carlos ('Thamizhavan'), retired professor of Tamil and novelist

 

Banner image: 'Five Forms of Draupadi', by Balaji Srinivasan, from the exhibition, 'Inner Flow: Chithrakathi Paintings on Bharatha-k-koothu' (Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai, September 10–12, 2012).

'Draupadi in Five Forms' by Balaji Srinivasan, inspired by Chitrakathi
Title : The Relation Between Pan-Indian, Regional and Oral Epics: A Study of Tamil Epics as a Test Case
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