The present volume is intended as a supplement to Lanman's Sanskrit reader. It is hoped that its focus on the early Upanisads makes the transition easier from Lanman's classical and epic selections to the language of the Vedic tradition.
About the Author:
HANS HENRICH HOCK is Professor of Linguistics and Sanskrit, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on historical linguistics and on Sanskrit, including its relationship to other languages of South Asia. His publications include the edited volume, Studies in Sanskrit Syntax (1991, Motilal Banarsidass), papers on Modern Spoken Sanskrit, and a study of the "Yajnavalkya Cycle in the Brhad-Aranaka-Upanisad"(Journal of the American Oriental Society, 122:2: 278-286, 2002).