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Publications of Leela Prasad    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Edited Books

  1. Prasad, L. Poetics of Conduct: Oral Narrative and Moral Being in a South Indian Town. Columbia University Press, 2007.
  2. with Prasad, L; Bottigheimer, R; Handoo, L. Gender and Story in South India. State University of New York Press, Albany, NY., 2006.
  3. Prasad, L. Live Like the Banyan Tree: Images of the Indian American Experience. Philadelphia: The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies., 1999.

Papers Published

  1. Prasad, L. "Ethical Resonance: The Concept, the Practice, and the Narration." Journal of Religious Ethics 47:2 (June, 2019): 394-415. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Prasad, L. "Nameless in history: when the imperial English become the subjects of Hindu narrative." South Asian History and Culture 8:4 (October, 2017): 448-460. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Prasad, L. "Co-being, a praxis of the public: Lessons from hindu devotional (bhakti) narrative, arendt, and gandhi." Journal of the American Academy of Religion 85:1 (March, 2017): 199-223. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Prasad, L. "Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border." Journal of American Folklore 130:518 (2017): 478-480.
  5. Prasad, L. "Hindu Pilgrimage: Shifting Patterns of Worldview of Shri Shailam in South India." Asian Ethnology 76:1 (2017): 180-182.
  6. Prasad, L. "Unearthing Gender: Folksongs of North India. By Smita Tewari Jassal . Durham: N.C.: Duke University Press, 2012. xviii, 296 pp. ISBN: 9780822351306 (paper, also available in cloth and as e-book).." The Journal of Asian Studies 75:4 (November, 2016): 1157-1158. [doi]
  7. Prasad, LEELA. "Cordelia’s Salt: Interspatial Reading of Indic Filial-Love Stories." Oral Tradition 29:2 (2015): 245-270.
  8. Prasad, L. "Text, tradition, and imagination: Evoking the normative in everyday hindu life." Numen 53:1 (Spring, 2006): 1-47. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  9. Prasad, L. "Conversational Narrative and the Moral Self: . Stories of Negotiated Properties from South India." Journal of Religious Ethics 32:1 (March, 2004): 153-174. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  10. Prasad, L. "The authorial other in folktale collections in colonial India: Tracing narration and its dis/continuities." Cultural Dynamics 15:1 (March, 2003): 5-40. [doi]  [abs]
  11. Prasad, L. "Gatekeeping 'the subaltern'? A response to Frank J. Korom's review of the exhibition 'Live Like the Banyan Tree, Images of the Indian American Experience'." Journal of American Folklore 114:451 (2001): 73-75.

Articles in a Collection

  1. Prasad, L. "Hinduism in South India." Hinduism in the Modern World. New York: Routledge, January, 2015, 15-30. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Prasad, L. "Constituting Ethical Subjectivities." The Cambridge Companion to Religious Studies Ed. Orsi, RA. Cambridge Companion to ReligionsCambridge University Press, 2011, 360-379.
  3. Prasad, L. "Ethical Subjects: Time, Timing, and Tellability." Ethical Life in South Asia Ed. Pandian, A; Ali, D. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, Fall, 2010, pp. 174-191.
  4. Prasad, L. "Sita’s Powers: ‘Do You Accept My Truth, My Lord?’ A Women’s Folksong." Ramayana Stories in Modern South India: An Anthology. Ed. Richman, P. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2008. (Translation and analysis of Kannada folksong.)
  5. Prasad, L. "Anklets on the Pyal: Women Present Women’s Stories from South India." Gender and Story in South India. Ed. Prasad, L; Bottigheimer, R; Handoo, L. SUNY Press, 2006, 1-33.
  6. Prasad, L. "Celebrating Allegiances, Ambiguated Belonging: Regionality in Festival and Performance in Sringeri, South India."." Region, Culture, and Politics in India Ed. Vora, R; Feldhaus, A. Manohar Publications, New Delhi., 2006.
  7. Prasad, L. "Hindu Goddesses" (254-259); "Character Stereotypes in Folklore" (107-109); "Folklore about the British" (77-79); "Hospitality" (287-89); "Mary Frere" (232-233); "Pandit S. M. Natesa Sastri" (436-438)." South Asian Folklore: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Mills, M; Claus, P; Diamond, S. New York: Routledge, 2002.
  8. Prasad, L. "Bilingual Joking-Questions: Narrating Ethnicity and Politics in Indian Citylore." Folklore in Modern India Ed. Handoo, J. Mysore, India: Central Institute of Indian Languages, 1998, 211-225.

Book Reviews

  1. Prasad, L. "Raja Nal and the Goddess: The North Indian Epic Dhola in Performance." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East  vol. 26 no. 1 (Spring, 2006): 157-59.

Cassettes and Videos

  1. Leela Prasad & Baba Prasad. Moved by Gandhi [A documentary film]. 2015.

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