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RELG 309: Experiencing the Ramayana (HC)

Religion 309: Experiencing the Ramayana (Ghosh): Spring 2022

Getting Started

This library guide is meant to help you with your assignments for Experiencing the Ramayana and help you locate materials in the Tri-college libraries for further research.  

You began with a visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to see the show Encounters in Exile: From the Ramayana. A number of pieces from the collection is available to explore online here

A good place to start your research is to look at the following articles found in Oxford Bibliographies Online  Connect from Bryn Mawr College      Icon     Icon  . An article is divided into sections that will be useful for finding seminal works. It is written by an expert, and takes the form of an annotated bibliography. 

Rāmāyaṇa by Simon Brodbeck

Rāmāyaṇa in the Hindu Tradition by Mandakranta Bose


A short guide to writing about Art

Writing about art can be challenging. A good place to start is to look at the following book (see link below), particularly pages 77-133. In it, you will find a selection of questions to ask yourself when analyzing artwork. 

Basic resources