By Michael Bronner,Yigal Bronner
Beginning within the 6th century C.E. and carrying on with for greater than one thousand years, a unprecedented poetic perform was once the trademark of a massive literary move in South Asia. Authors invented a different language to depict either the obvious and hidden facets of disguised or twin characters, after which used it to relate India's significant epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, simultaneously.
Originally produced in Sanskrit, those twin narratives finally labored their approach into nearby languages, in particular Telugu and Tamil, and different creative media, reminiscent of sculpture. students have lengthy disregarded simultaneous narration as a trifling interest, if no longer an indication of cultural decline in medieval India. but Yigal Bronner's Extreme Poetry successfully negates this place, proving that, faraway from being a meaningless hobby, this problematic, "bitextual" process either transcended and reinvented Sanskrit literary expression.
The poems of simultaneous narration teased and estranged present conference and showcased the interrelations among the tradition's foundational texts. through concentrating on those achievements and their reverberations via time, Bronner rewrites the background of Sanskrit literature and its aesthetic objectives. He additionally expands on modern theories of intertextuality, which were principally constrained to Western texts and practices.
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Extreme Poetry: The South Asian Movement of Simultaneous Narration (South Asia Across the Disciplines) by Michael Bronner,Yigal Bronner