South Asia

  title={South Asia},
  author={J. R. C. Wright},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={435 - 437}
  • J. Wright
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Art
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
The M is a difficult text, and Hanneder himself emphasizes that he considers his translation provisional. Yet, Hanneder's book contributes significantly to our understanding of an important section of Abhinavagupta's M. The edition of the text is based 1) on Madhusudan Kaul's edition whose two original manuscripts were inaccessible, 2) on photocopies of two additional complete manuscripts, one of them dating to 1789 and 3) on a third manuscript preserving only some stanzas of the M. Basing his…