This volume is based on those numerous articles of John Brockington which has been published since 1969 on the specialized aspects of Valmiki's Ramayana. They focus on the linguistic features and style, formulaic expressions and proverbs, manuscript studies, and religious aspects of the epic as well as the relationship between the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. This volume makes it easier for students and researchers to access the work of Professor Brockington, one of the world's top scholars in Ramayana Studies.
About the Author:
JOHN L. BROCKINGTON is Professor of Sanskrit at the University of Edinburgh. He is also the author of many books like, Righteous Rama: The Evolution of an Epic, Hinduism and Christianity, The Sanskrit Epics etc.MARY BROCKINGTON is a Sanskritist working on a translation of the Ramayana for Penguin UK.GREG BAILEY is at the Faculty of Asian Studies, La Trobe University, Australia.