Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts - Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore - Fabrizio M. Ferrari

Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts - Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore - Fabrizio M. Ferrari

Beware the Crocodile: Female and Male Nature in Aśvaghoṣa’s Saundarananda

Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts - Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore - Fabrizio M. Ferrari

Alice Collett
York St John University

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In this chapter, the author looks at anxieties of masculinity as expressed through the figurative language which likens women and men to animals in Aśvaghoṣa’s Saundaranand.

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Collett, Alice. Beware the Crocodile: Female and Male Nature in Aśvaghoṣa’s Saundarananda. Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts - Non-Human Animals in South Asian Myth, Ritual and Folklore. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 49 - 63 Oct 2013. ISBN 9781908049599. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21343. Date accessed: 17 Oct 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21343. Oct 2013

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