Indira Viswanathan Peterson
|Indira Viswanathan Peterson|
|Occupation||South Asian studies|
|Nationality||India & United States|
|Notable works||Poems to Siva: The Hymns of the Tamil Saints|
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Peterson was born and raised in Mumbai, India. She came to the United States as an AFS (American Field Service) exchange high school student in the late 1960s. She returned to Mumbai and received her B.A. in English literature from The University of Mumbai and her Ph.D. in Sanskrit from Harvard University in 1976. She has been a professor at Mount Holyoke since 1982, with a period at Columbia University from 2002-2004.
- Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit Court: The Kiratarjuniya of Bharavi, 2003
- Editor - Norton Anthology of World Literature , 2003
- Editor - Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces , 1997
- Poems to Siva: The Hymns of the Tamil Saints, 1989
- "Citations search: "Indira Viswanathan Peterson" (Google Books)". Retrieved 2007-11-09.
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