Mikhail M. Bakhtin (1895-1975), “Epic and Novel”, 1975.

Murasaki Shikibu (978~1021 AD) 紫 式部, “The Tale of  Genji 源氏物語 , 1008 AD was the first novel in the World History; and, the topic of an earlier blog post. Miguel Cervantes, “Don Quixote”, 1605 which was the first novel in a “Western” language (Spanish).  and, the topic of an earlier blog post. Daniel Defoe … Continue reading Mikhail M. Bakhtin (1895-1975), “Epic and Novel”, 1975.

Siddhartha Gautama (563-483 BC), 法句經 “Dhammapada” धम्मपद , 250 BC.

Ashvaghosha अश्वघोष (80~150 AD), “बुद्धचरितम् Buddhacarita; or Acts of the Buddha”, was a Siddhartha Gautama poem epic  the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present: Siddhartha Gautama (563-483 BC), 法句經 “Dhammapada” धम्मपद , 250 BC  collection of  sayings in verse form. The Dhammapada is part of the Sutta-Pitaka (collection of sermons) of the … Continue reading Siddhartha Gautama (563-483 BC), 法句經 “Dhammapada” धम्मपद , 250 BC.

Sanmati Jain, “Japanese-English-Hindi Dictionary”, 2018.

Rupert Snell, “Beginner’s Hindi Script: An Introduction to Reading & Writing Hindi”, 2000 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Michael Campbell, “10-Language Dictionary of Chinese Characters”, Glossika Publishing, 2018 also was the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present: Sanmati Jain, “Japanese-English-Hindi Dictionary”, 2018 which was a dictionary for Indian-learners of … Continue reading Sanmati Jain, “Japanese-English-Hindi Dictionary”, 2018.

Jules Verne (1828~1905), “Paris in Twentieth Century”, 1863.

Alfvin Toffler, “Future Shock”, 1970 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Alvin Toffler’s definition of “future shock”: is the dizzying disorientation brought on by the premature arrival of the future. Here I present:  Jules Verne (1828~1905), “Paris in the Twentieth Century”, 1863 which was a “near-future” SciFi novel.  BELOW is the “table of … Continue reading Jules Verne (1828~1905), “Paris in Twentieth Century”, 1863.

Ashvaghosha अश्वघोष (80~150 AD), “ बुद्धचरितम् Buddhacarita; or, Acts of the Buddha”.

Hermann Hesse, “Siddhartha: A Novel”, 1922 was a novel based-loosely on the biography of Siddhartha Gautama; and, was the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present: Ashvaghosha अश्वघोष (80~150 AD), “बुद्धचरितम् Buddhacarita; or Acts of the Buddha”, was a Siddhartha Gautama poem epic. These two books differ by being a novel and an … Continue reading Ashvaghosha अश्वघोष (80~150 AD), “ बुद्धचरितम् Buddhacarita; or, Acts of the Buddha”.