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Additional Resources for Mahabharata by William Buck

William Buck
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Sources For Further Study

Buck, Philo M. "Kama, Karma, and Nirvana," in The Golden Thread, TheMacmillan Company, 1931, pp. 186-211.

Investigates the cultural and religious backgrounds of the Mahabharata.

Buck, William, reteller. Mahabharata, University of California Press, 1973,417 p.

A highly readable prose adaptation and abridgment of the epic poem Although Buck makes some minor adjustments and interpolations in the story, his translation is vivid and compelling.

Campbell, Joseph. "The Indian Golden Age," in The Masks of God: Oriental Mythology, 1962. Reprint by Penguin Books, 1976, pp 321-70.

Discusses the nature of Vyasa, the mythical author of the Mahabharata, and the symbolic conflict between the forces of light and darkness in the work, Murdoch, John. The Mahabharata: An English Abridgment with Introduction, Notes, and Review, 1898. Reprint by Asian Educational Services, 1987,160 p.

Offers comprehensive prose outlines of both the story and secondary material within theMahabharata. Additionally includes background historical and cultural information, as well as...

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