Table of contents for The concept of hero in Indian culture / edited by Heidrun Brückner, Hugh van Skyhawk, Claus Peter Zoller.

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HEIDRUN BRi)CKNER                              ix
1 A Note on the Birth of the Hero
in Ancient India
W.B. BOLLEE                                     1
2 The Hero in Sanskrit Drama
M. CHRISTOPHER BYRSKI                          33
3 Hanuman Mahavirasvamr
IAN DUNCAN                                     45
4 Two Clever Heroes of Tamil Folk Narrative
5 Kall - A Hero between Tradition and Progress
MARGOT GATZLAFF                                83
6 Hero and King
ROLAND JANSEN                                 103
7 The Frustrated Hero
CHRISTINA OESTERHELD                          121
8 From Sacrificer to Hero
PETER D. SAKHAROV                             133
9 The Hero in the Junjappa Epic
T.N. SHANKARANARAYANA                         145
10 Leadership in Maharashtra during
the British Raj
CHRISTOPHER SHELKE                            159
11 On Heroes in the Kara.koram
HUGH VAN SKYHAWK                            175
12 Of Kings as Heroes
ROMILA THAPAR                               199
13 Heroes in the Caritra-Bakhar, PovRda
and Akhydna of Seventeenth and Eighteenth
Century Maharastra
N.K. WAGLE                                  219
14 Himalayan Heroes
CLAUS PETER ZOLLER                          237

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: India Civilization Congresses, Indic literature History and criticism Congresses, Folklore India Congresses, Heroes in literature Congresses