The Life of a Text

  A Note on Transliteration

 expand sectionOne  The Text and the Research Context
 collapse sectionTwo  The Text in Recitation and Song
 The Varieties of Recitation
 Spreading the Word: The Puranic Recitation Model
 expand sectionThe Rites of Recitation
 expand sectionThe "Great Sacrifice" of MANAS Recitation
 expand sectionThe Pleasures of Manas Singing
 expand sectionThree  The Text Expounded: The Development of Manas-Katha
 expand sectionFour  The Art of Manas-Katha
 expand sectionFive  Words Made Flesh: The Text Enacted
 expand sectionSix  The Text in a Changing Society

  Glossary of Names with Transliteration
 expand sectionBibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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