durchsichten: Sonam Kachru: What is it like to become a likeness of oneself?

http://www.perspectivia.net/publikationen/trafo-essays/1-2015/ This essay explores the invocation of painting in a trope of Sanskrit literature which would have it that people can become like painted likenesses of themselves. While considering the invocation of painting in Sanskrit literature (with special reference to the work of Kālidāsa), the essay is particularly concerned with the Buddhist poet Aśvaghoṣa (fl. […]

Quelle: http://www.einsichten-online.de/2015/11/6236/