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The altered heart: Anguish, entreaty and lyric

Bihani Sarkar

Bihani Sarkar is the British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. She received her DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Sanskrit Tragedy : The Concept of Suffering and Pathos in Medieval India

I.B. Tauris, 2021

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...I am in love with moistness. The Meghadūta as a lament Kālidāsa’s Meghadūta,The text used most frequently here is that interpreted by Vallabhadeva, and verse numbers correspond to those given in that text. When referring to the text...

Mutilation and the Law in Early Medieval Europe and India: a Comparative Study

Patricia Skinner

Patricia Skinner is Research Professor in Arts and Humanities at Swansea University. She is currently engaged on a long-term project tracing the history of medical and social responses to facial difference. Her book Living with Disfigurement in Early Medieval Europe will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Legal Encounters on the Medieval Globe

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...I should like to thank the editors for their invitation to write for TMG, the anonymous readers for their constructive criticism, and the Wellcome Trust for the grant (no. 097469) that supported research for this paper and my wider project...

On losing and finding love: Conflict, obstacle and drama

Bihani Sarkar

Bihani Sarkar is the British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. She received her DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Sanskrit Tragedy : The Concept of Suffering and Pathos in Medieval India

I.B. Tauris, 2021

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...Brutus used madness as a cloak to conceal the sword of his purpose, the dagger of his will, but the Hamlet madness is a mere mask for the hiding of weakness. In the making of fancies and jests he sees a chance of delay. He keeps playing...

Introduction, Part II: Doubt, obstacle, deliberation, death, disaster: the trial in Indian aesthetics

Bihani Sarkar

Bihani Sarkar is the British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. She received her DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Sanskrit Tragedy : The Concept of Suffering and Pathos in Medieval India

I.B. Tauris, 2021

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...Introducing the Trial The importance invested in the representation of disruption in medias res in Kālidāsa’s works may be contextually framed, and formally explained, by the theory of narrative development in classical Indian aesthetics...

The map of melancholy: Lamentation and the philosophical pause

Bihani Sarkar

Bihani Sarkar is the British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. She received her DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Sanskrit Tragedy : The Concept of Suffering and Pathos in Medieval India

I.B. Tauris, 2021

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...We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground: judge, therefore, of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure...

Conclusion

Bihani Sarkar

Bihani Sarkar is the British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. She received her DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Sanskrit Tragedy : The Concept of Suffering and Pathos in Medieval India

I.B. Tauris, 2021

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...In the previous chapters we have seen the persistent presence of a tragic middle in the majority of Kālidāsa’s compositions. This middle aligns with the idea of rupture in medias res in theories of narrative development. In alaṃkāraśāstra...

Toward a History of Documents in Medieval India: The Encounter of Scholasticism and Regional Law in the Smṛticandrikā

Donald R. Davis

Donald R. Davis, Jr. is Associate Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Religions in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on the history of law and religion in medieval India, especially the tradition known as Hindu law. His major publications include The Boundaries of Hindu Law: Tradition, Custom, and Politics in Medieval Kerala (CESMEO, 2004) and The Spirit of Hindu Law (Cambridge University Press, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Legal Encounters on the Medieval Globe

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...I acknowledge with gratitude the valuable feedback and suggestions for improvement given to me by Elizabeth Lambourn, Patrick Olivelle, and the two anonymous reviewers of the journal.In order to understand the legal use and significance...

Fatima’s royal shadow

Alyssa Gabbay

Alyssa Gabbay is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. She received her PhD (for which she won the Foundation for Iranian Studies award for best dissertation) in 2007 from the University of Chicago. She is the author of many peer-reviewed articles and chapters and Islamic Tolerance, published by Routledge in 2010. She will shortly be publishing The New Moon of Perfection and Other Prefaces. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gender and Succession in Medieval and Early Modern Islam : Bilateral Descent and the Legacy of Fatima

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...‘The tongue of ‘Ali’Though Fatima’s role as successor to her father hardly seems reproducible, evidence from Shi‘i and other texts indicates otherwise. Other women closely associated with the ahl al-bayt likewise acted as successors – some...

Queenship in the Sultanate of Delhi (1206–1526)

Jyoti Phulera

Jyoti Phulera is a PhD Research Scholar at the Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dr Elena Woodacre

Dr Elena Woodacre

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The Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Topic/event Description Established by Persianized Turkish slave rulers in the early thirteenth century, the Delhi Sultanate is largely seen as inaugurating the “medieval” period of Indian history. It reflected the general changing nature...

Cholera, Pilgrimage, and International Politics of Sanitation: The Quarantine Station on the Island of Kamaran

Gülden Sariyildiz

Gülden Sariyildiz

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Oya Dağlar Macar

Oya Dağlar Macar is Associate Professor of History in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Istanbul Commerce University, where she currently teaches. Previously, she was a post­doctoral fellow at Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) and visiting scholar at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, MA). Her research focuses on twentieth­century Ottoman political and medical history. Along with several articles and book chapters, she is the author of War, Epidemics, and Medicine in the Ottoman Empire: From the Balkan Wars through the Great War (1912-1918) (2008) and Balkan Savaşları’nda Salgın Hastalıklar ve Sağlık Hizmetleri (Epidemic Diseases and Health Services during the Balkan Wars (1912­1918)) (2009), as well as co­author of Rus Ordusu Türkiye’de (Russian Army in Turkey) (2010). She holds a PhD from Boğazici University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...This essay, originally written in Turkish, has been translated and revised for publication by Nükhet Varlık.THIS CHAPTER WILL focus on Kamaran quarantine station in the context of the late nineteenthand early twentieth­century international...