Bibliography of Select Sources on the Mahabharata

Carriere, Jean-Claude. The Mahabharata, A Play Based Upon the IndianClassic Epic. New York: Harper and Row, 1985.

Gandhi, Rajmohan.. Revenge and Reconciliation: Understanding South Asian History. New Delhi: Penguin Books, 1999.

Hiltebeitl, Alf. The Ritual of Battle: Krishna in the Mahabharata. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1976.

Hiltebeitl, Alf. "The two Krsnas on one chariot: Upanisadic imagery and epic mythology" in History of Religions (1984) 24: 1-26.

Hitlbeitl, Alf. "Two Krsnas, Three Krsnas, Four Krsnas, More Krsnas: Dark Interactions in the Mahabharata" in Arvind Sharma (ed.), Essays on the Mahabharata. Leiden, 1991. Also in Journal of South Asian Literature (1985) 20:71-77.

Hiltebeitl, Alf. Rethinking the Mahabharata: A Reader's Guide to the Education of the Dharma King. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001

Johnson, W. J. (trans).. The Sauptikaparvan of the Mahabharata: The Massacre at Night. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Matilal, Bimal Krishna. Moral Dilemmas in the Mahabharata. Delhi: Motilal Banrsidass, 1989.


Draupadi

Alf Hitlbeitl. The Cult of Draupadi. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.

Alf Hitlbeitl. Rethinking India's oral and classic epics: Draupadi among Rajputs, Muslims and Dalits. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Sally Sutherland. "Draupadi and Sita" in Sally Sutherland (ed.), Bridging Worlds: Studies on Women in South Asia. Berkeley: University of California, 1991.

Purnima Mankekar. Screening culture: viewing politics: an ethnography of television, womanhood, and nation in postcolonial India. Durham: Duke University Press, 1999.


Translations of the Mahabharata


Roy, Pratap Chandra, tr. THE MAHABHARATA. 11 vols. 2nd ed. Calcutta.
Van Buitenen, J. A. B., tr. THE MAHABHARATA. 3 vols. completed. Chicago, 1973-
Goldman, Robert. GODS, PRIESTS, AND WARRIORS: THE BHRGUS OF THE MAHABHARATA. Berkeley, 1977
Sharma, Arvind. ESSAYS ON THE MAHABHARATA. Leiden, 1991.