April 11, 2021

KITAAB

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More than 2,000 years of India’s lost literature is coming back into print

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For more than 2,000 years, several volumes of classical South Asian texts remained locked away in languages that have either died, have a dwindling number of speakers or no one bothered to translate these stories for a global audience.

Now, Harvard University Press has partnered with the Murty Classical Library of India to launch a series of Indic literature that its editors believe will grow to rival the Loeb Classical Library of ancient Greek and Latin texts.

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