HDS 3926

Reading Pre-modern Hindu Narrative Literature: Seminar

Anne E. Monius


Focusing on the genres of itihasa, purana, and katha, this seminar explores the relevance of both classical Indic and contemporary Euro-American literary theories for the understanding of pre-modern South Asian narrative. Although all primary source readings will be in English translation, previous study of South Asian religions is required.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 15 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1635


0.50 credits
Spring 2014
Tues 2pm-4pm
Andover Hall Room 118

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Hindu Studies
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
  • South Asian Religious Traditions
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Hinduism
  • South Asian Religions
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None