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Ramayana : [King Rama's way]

Author: William Buck; Vālmīki.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1981, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st California pbk. printView all editions and formats
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This fresh retelling of the classic Indian epic offers the Western reader access to a world created over 2000 years ago by the poet Valmiki.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Rāma, (Hindu deity); Rāma, (Hindu deity)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Buck; Vālmīki.
ISBN: 0520043944 9780520043947 0520227034 9780520227033
OCLC Number: 10247531
Notes: Vālmīkī's Reameayarna told in English prose.
Description: xxix, 432 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The Prince of Ayodhya --
Born as a man --
The Thorn in the world's side --
Taste this water --
The Two wishes --
Lord of the wild trees --
Bharata returns --
The Sandals --
Sita's rescue --
Dandaka Forest --
The Golden deer --
Hanuman! --
The Search --
Hanuman's jump --
Here I am --
The New moon --
The Building of the bridge --
The Siege of Lanka --
The Invisible warrior --
Ravana and time --
Part three : The Dharma wheel --
Here's love! --
The Wonderful return --
In what dream? --
Farewell again, my lady and my king.
Responsibility: by William Buck ; with an introduction by B.A. van Nooten ; illustrated by Shirley Triest.

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Retells the story of Prince Rama - with its nobility of spirit, courtly intrigue, heroic renunciation, fierce battles, and triumph of good over evil.  Read more...

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"To say the "Ramayana is one of the great epics of India may be a misleading understatement, for it is of far greater importance to India than the Greek epics are to Western thought. The "Ramayana Read more...

 
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