From the blurb

`SAMSKARA: A CRITICAL READER is the first volume of its kind to be published on one of the classics of Indian literatures. It includes two foundation essays by Anantha Murthy, one on Indian fiction and the other on how he wrote Samskara, offering a historical context to the volume. Other essays... address textual issues such as the representations of colonial modernity, thematic issues such as brahminism and the caste system, cultural issues such as gender and epistemic contestations... '

Samskara: A Critical Reader, edited by Kailash C. Baral, D. Venkat Rao and Sura P. Nath, Pencraft International, 2005, p.256, Rs. 480.

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