The Life of a Text

  A Note on Transliteration

 expand sectionOne  The Text and the Research Context
 expand sectionTwo  The Text in Recitation and Song
 expand sectionThree  The Text Expounded: The Development of Manas-Katha
 expand sectionFour  The Art of Manas-Katha
 collapse sectionFive  Words Made Flesh: The Text Enacted
 The Ramlila Tradition
 The "Sport" of Kings: Evolution of the Banaras Ramlila
 expand sectionThree Contemporary Productions
 expand sectionRamlila and Devotional Practice
 collapse sectionThe Ultimate Commentary
 Shivpur’s Visual Allegory
 expand sectionSix  The Text in a Changing Society

  Glossary of Names with Transliteration
 expand sectionBibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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