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
 collapse sectionThe Pleasures of Manas Singing
 Kajli in Visheshvar Ganj
 Holi 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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