GREAT BOOKS INDIA
Reading and composition based on 10 classic works of Indian literature ranging from the ancient Sanskrit epics to modern novels by Indian and western authors. Weekly composition on texts and topics read and discussed in class. Satisfies the first half of the Reading and Composition requirement.
The Hitopadesa by R. K. Narayana, trans. by A.N.D. Haskar, Penguin Classics, ISBN: 9780140455229
The Ramayana: A shortened modern prose version of the Indian epic by R. K. Narayana, Penguin Classics, ISBN: 9780143039679
The Bhagavad-Gita: Krishna's Counsel in Time of War translated by Barbara Stoler Miller, Bantam Classics, ISBN: 9780553213652