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Heavenly Carrots and Earthly Sticks: How Phalasruti Paratexts Empower Puranic Discourse

Taylor, McComas


Using Genette's theoretical framework of the 'paratext', this article analyses various phalaśruti texts found in the Skandapura. These enumerate the 'rewards of hearing', that is, supposed benefits accruing to the audience as the result of listening to p

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Hindu Studies
DOI: 10.1093/jhs/his012


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