The Five Sons of King Pandu Resources & Further Study

Elizabeth Seeger
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Dutt, Romesh C. "The Ramayana" and "The Mahabharata." New York: Dutton, 1969. Dutt's commentary and critical analysis of the two Indian epics provide useful background information for appreciating Seeger's book.

Link, Gordden. "Streamlined Mahabharata." Saturday Review of Literature 31 (October 30, 1948): 25-26. This article states that Seeger's version of the original epic is well-suited to a Hollywood serial because it contains sensational incidents—polyandry, espionage, counter-espionage, intrigues, and assassinations. While Link considers Pratap Chunder Roy's translation of The Mahabharata far more vivid, he praises Seeger's work as a valuable contribution to the study of Indian literature and mythology.

Ranganathananda, Swami. The Essence of Hindu Culture. Calcutta: The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, 1965. This lecture outlines the distinctive culture of India during the Vedic period. In particular, Swami Ranganathananda elaborates on the philosophical inquiry which formed a central part of the Upanishads, and compares Indian thought and...

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