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ASIAN 203, Winter 2004
Literature and Culture of India:

Ancient and Classical

(VLPA, W Course, 5 credits)

 

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Instructor: Michael C. Shapiro
Office: 250 Gowen Hall
Office Hours: M,W 8:30-9:20 and by appointment
e-mail: hindimcs@u.washington.edu
Phones: 543-4958

MWF 1:30-2:50, Savery 151

An introduction to the ancient and classical literature of India in its cultural and historical context, featuring works originally composed in Sanskrit and related languages..  Readings are drawn from the Rig Veda, the Mahabharata and Bhagavadgita, the Pancatrantra, and the poems and plays of Kalidasa. All works are read in English translation.

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12/31/03

Contact the instructor at: hindimcs@u.washington.edu