The Longest Poem: Writing with the Mahabharata [Shankar Narayan]
All Levels | In these apocalyptic times, questions of mortality, truth, and ethics are on all our minds. Fortunately, there’s an ancient precedent to turn to — the world’s longest poem, the Mahabharata. Lyrical, engaging, and loaded with wisdom, the Mahabharata can invigorate anyone’s writing practice. In this part-generative, part-analytical class, we’ll examine key concepts from this great work. Then we’ll create our own inspired pieces. No prior knowledge required.