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Title: Tibetan Literature: Studies in Genre
Language of title: English
Editor: José Cabezón
Roger R. Jackson

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Publisher: Snow Lion
Normalized publisher place: Ithaca, New York
Publisher country: United States
Publisher URL: http://www.snowlionpub.com/
Published Date: 1996
URL: http://www.thlib.org/encyclopedias/literary/genres/genres-book.php
Subject: Literature
Literary genres
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Thematic Volumes
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Language: English
Series Title: Studies in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism

Table of Contents:


History and Biography : Tibetan Historiography / Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp -- The Lives of Indian Buddhist Saints: Biography,
Hagiography and Myth / James Burnell Robinson


Canonical Texts : A Brief History of the Tibetan bKa' 'gyur / Paul Harrison -- The Canonical Tantras of the New Schools / Tadeusz Skorupski -- Sūtra Commentaries in Tibetan Translation / Jeffrey D. Schoening -- Tibetan Commentaries on Indian Śāstras / Joe Bransford
Wilson -- The Literature of Bon / Per Kvaerne -- Drawn from the Tibetan Treasury: The gTer ma Literature / Janet B. Gyatso


Philosophical Literature : The Tibetan Genre of Doxography: Structuring a
Worldview / Jeffrey Hopkins -- bsDus grwa Literature / Shunzo Onoda -- Debate Manuals (Yig cha) in dGe lugs Monastic Colleges / Guy Newland -- Polemical Literature (dGag lan) – Donald S. Lopez, Jr.


Literature on the Paths : The bsTan rim ("Stages of the Doctrine") and Similar
Graded Expositions of the Bodhisattva's Path / David Jackson -- Mental Purification (Blo sbyong): A Native Tibetan Genre
of Religious Literature / Michael J. Sweet -- The Metaphors of Liberation: Tibetan Treatises on Grounds and Paths / Jules B. Levinson -- gDams ngag: Tibetan Technologies of the Self / Matthew Kapstein


Ritual : Literature on Consecration (Rab gnas) / Yael Bentor -- Offering (mChod pa) in Tibetan Ritual Literature / John Makransky -- Sādhana (sGrub thabs): Means of Achievement for
Deity Yoga / Daniel Cozort -- Firm Feet and Long Lives: The Zhabs brtan Literature
of Tibetan Buddhism / José Ignacio Cabezón


Literary Arts : The Gesar Epic of East Tibet / Geoffrey Samuel -- "Poetry" in Tibet: Glu, mGur, sNyan ngag and "Songs
of Experience" / Roger R. Jackson -- Tibetan Belles-Lettres: The Influence of Daṇḍin and
Kṣemendra / Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp -- The Tibetan Novel and Its Sources / Beth Newman


Non-Literary Arts and Sciences : Influence of Indian Vyākaraṇa on Tibetan Indigenous
Grammar / P. C. Verhagen -- Tibetan Legal Literature: The Law Codes of the
dGa' ldan pho brang / Rebecca R. French -- The Origin of the rGyud bzhi: A Tibetan Medical
Tantra / Todd Fenner -- Tibetan Literature on Art / Erberto Lo Bue


Guidebooks and Reference Works : Itineraries to Sambhala / John Newman -- Tables of Contents (dKar chag) / Dan Martin.

ISBN/ISSN: 1559390441 (paper); 155939031X (cloth)

Means of availability: Available for purchase online from Snow Lion Publications. Also available in a digital version through the Tibetan & Himalayan Library (within the Literature Collections)

Other Editions: The original publication (1996) has been electronically reproduced with permission from the publisher within the Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library.

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