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
 expand sectionFive  Words Made Flesh: The Text Enacted
 collapse sectionSix  The Text in a Changing Society
 expand sectionThe Paradoxical Paradigm
 The Rise of the Eternal Religion
 expand sectionThe Politics of Ramraj
 expand sectionCracks in the Mirror
 collapse sectionPeople of the Book
 Rush-Hour Revival
 You've Read the Book . . . Now Buy the Cassette
 . . . And Watch the Video
 Banking on the Name
 Avadhi, Khari Boli, and "Hindi-Ization"
 The New Patrons
 The Future of Manas Performance

  Glossary of Names with Transliteration
 expand sectionBibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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