TOC: ‘Breaking the Bow: Speculative Fiction Inspired by the Ramayana’ Edited by Anil Menon and Vandana Singh

Lavie Tidhar has posted the table of contents for an upcoming anthology in which he appears, Breaking the Bow: Speculative Fiction Inspired by the Ramayana, which is being published by Zubaan Books in India:

  1. “Kalyug Amended” by Molshree Ambastha
  2. “Exile” by Neelanjana Banerjee
  3. “Fragments from The Book of Beauty” by Priya Sarukkai Chabria
  4. “Sita’s Descent” by Indrapramit Das
  5. “The Good King” by Abha Dawesar
  6. “Sita to Vaidehi — Another Journey” by Sucharita Dutta-Asane
  7. “Day of the Deer” by Lavanya Karthik
  8. “Weak Heart” by Tabish Khair
  9. “Regressions” by Swapna Kishore
  10. “The Ramayana as an American Reality Television Show: Internet Activity Following the Mutilation of Surpanakha” by Kuzhali Manickavel
  11. “Petrichor” by Sharanya Manivannan (Tharini Manivannan)
  12. “The Princess in the Forest” by Mary Anne Mohanraj
  13. “Falling into the Earth” by Shweta Narayan
  14. “Vaidehi and her Earth Mother” by Pratap Reddy
  15. “The Mango Grove” by Julia A. Rosenthal
  16. “The Chance” by Pervin Saket
  17. “Oblivion: A Journey” by Vandana Singh
  18. “Game of Asylum Seekers (Women)” by K.Srilata
  19. “Making” by Aishwarya Subramanian
  20. “This, Other World” by Lavie Tidhar
  21. “Machanu Visits The Underworld” by Tori Truslow
  22. “Sarama” by Deepak Unnikrishnan
  23. “Great Disobedience” by Abirami Velliangiri

4 thoughts on “TOC: ‘Breaking the Bow: Speculative Fiction Inspired by the Ramayana’ Edited by Anil Menon and Vandana Singh”

  1. Leaving aside the rather ignorant remarks above, this is an anthology that I’d like to read, in part because I plan on reading the Ramayana and the Mahabharata in translation later this year.

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