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However, by the time Book mahzbharata was released, the withholding of authorship did create controversy, as “an influential Indian journal” accused Pratap Chandra Roy of “posing before the world as the translator of Vyasa’s work when, in fact, he was only the publisher”.
His translation was published as The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Gganguli into English Prose between andby Pratap Chandra Roy —a Calcutta bookseller who owned a printing press and raised funds for the project. This includes all of the Mahabharata files.
Roy immediately wrote a letter to clarify, citing the preface, but the confusion persisted for many years amongst readers who overlooked the preface. The “Translator’s Preface” in Book 1: Once the complete eighteen books were successfully translated, the name was no longer withheld from the publication.
The Ganguli English translation of the Mahabharata is the only complete edition in public domain – to date. In other projects Wikisource. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: See Site copyrightsTerms of Service for more information. Eventually, a compromise was reached, though the name of the translator was withheld on the cover, the first book of Adi Parvathat came out inwas published with two prefaces, one over the signature of the publisher and the other headed–‘Translator’s Preface’, to avoid any future confusions, when a reader might confuse the publisher for the author.
Adi ParvaGanguli mentions the sequence of events that led to the publication. This was an error in the copytext. Soon a dozen sheets of his first ‘copy’ were typed and sent to noted writers, both European and Indian, and only receiving a favorable response from them that the project was initiated.
Kisari Mohan Ganguli – Wikipedia
Ganguli believed that the project was too mammoth to be the work of a single person, and he might not live to complete the project and adding names of successive translators to appear on the title page was undesirable. Views Read Edit View history. Kisari Mohan Ganguli also K. The Mahabharata Book 1: Books were proofed at Distributed Proofing Juliet Sutherland, Project Managerfrom page images scanned at sacred-texts. Most of these were errors in the published edition which we used to construct the etext the copytext.
The Ganguli English translation of the Mahabharata is the only complete one in the public domain. Thus he started tweaking the text line by line, though “without at all impairing faithfulness to the original”. Books and were scanned and proofed at sacred-texts. An Annotated Mahabharata Bibliography. The following errors have been corrected or noted in the HTML version; the text version has not been altered at this time, so please note the following errata.
The Mahabharata, Book 1: Wikisource has original text related to this article: Ganguli was an Indian translator known for being the first to provide a complete translation of the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata in English.
Books and were scanned and proofed by Mantra Caitanya.
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See the publishers preface to the current Munshiram Manoharlal edition for an explanation. We believe that no actual text is missing at these points, just the section breaks, since e. This was a formatting error. Download the Mahabharata in text format mahatxt.
Ganguli wanted to publish the translation anonymously, while Roy was against it. This page was last edited on 1 Septemberat