Stories by Mandakranta Bose

  Mandakranta Bose, D.Phil. (Oxon.), FRAS, FRSC is a Senior Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, Professor Emerita and Former Director, Centre for India and South Asia Research, Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia. She studied Sanskrit at Sanskrit College, Calcutta, Comparative Literature at the University of British Columbia, and holds a D.Phil. in Sanskrit from Oxford University. Her many fields of interest include dance and drama in the early Sanskritic tradition, women’s location within the Hindu ethical and cultural world, the Rāmāyaṇa, medieval Bengali poetry, and Rabindranath Tagore. In all these areas Professor Bose has published numerous books and articles. Some of her most recent publications include:  Women in the Hindu World. San Rafael, CA: Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies and Mandala, 2022. Forthcoming.  The Goddess, ed. Mandakranta Bose, a volume of the Oxford History of Hinduism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. The Ramayana in Bengali Folk Paintings. New Delhi: Niyogi Books, 2017. A Woman's Rāmāyaṇa: Candrāvati's  Bengali Epic. Eds. Mandakranta Bose & Sarika Priyadarshini Bose. Translated with introduction and annotations. London & New York: Routledge, 2013. Women in the Hindu Tradition: Rules, Roles and Exceptions. London & New York: Routledge, 2010. Saṅgītanārāyaṇa: A Critical Edition with translation. Kalamulasastra series, vols. 53 & 54, pp. lii, 972. Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, & Motilal Banarsidass, 2009.   Professor Bose lives in Vancouver, Canada.