Prabandha: Mode, Tone, Theme


David Shulman. 2019. “Prabandha: Mode, Tone, Theme”.


            After sampling prabandha texts in several languages, in an inductive  and open-ended  way of reading together over the last nine months, it is time to propose the lineaments of a more robust theory. Whatever formulation emerges will inevitably be amplified and deepened by further reading and inflected in relation to the particular languages and regions that generated these texts. However, there are already several distinct discoveries.
See also: David Shulman
Last updated on 05/25/2020