The Life of a Text

  A Note on Transliteration

 collapse sectionOne  The Text and the Research Context
 Tulsidas and the Ramayan Tradition
 Metrical and Narrative Structure
 The Fathomless Lake: Tulsi's Narrative Framing
 The Manas and the Western Audience
 On Poetry and Performance
 Banas: City of Tulsidas
 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
 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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