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Title: Political Economy of Sampradana Karaka
Paper URL: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2140466
Author: Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay
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Homepage: https://independent.academia.edu/DebaprasadBandyopadhyay
Institution: Indian Statistical Institute
Linguistic Field: Discourse Analysis; Historical Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Philosophy of Language; Semantics; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Sanskrit
Abstract: The paper depicted special category of Sanskrit Grammar, viz. Sampradana Karaka (a theta-role on gift) by emphasizing on the concept of politics of gift in ancient India. The discursive formation of a grammatical category was connected with the non-discursive formation of exchange and gift. The author also described the concept of ownership (svatva) and conditionality as explained in the Nyaya Philosophy and Manusamhita. He exemplified the case with so-called ‘Hindu’ marriage system, where the groom is treated as an object of gift from the feminist perspective. /L//L/Note: Downloadable document is in Bangla with Sanskrit references./L//L/Keywords: Samprdana karaka, theta role, politics of gift, Indian politico-economic history of gift, non-/discursive formation, svatva
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Navadwip, West Bengal, India
Publication Info: Pranab K. Chakroborty ed. Interaction. (pp.4-13)
URL: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2140466


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