Mark Allon, Style and function. A study of the dominant stylistic features of the prose portions of Pāli canonical sutta texts and their mnemonic function

Mark Allon, Style and function. A study of the dominant stylistic features of the prose portions... 266 REVIEWS 59 (1995), pp. 37–65 and the Sanskrit text and an English translation of the ninth chapter in Studia Indologiczne 4 (1997), pp. 91–123. His trans- lation of the seven chapters is based upon his not yet published critical edition of a unique Sanskrit manuscript from Tibet. In his introduction he summarizes the contents of all eleven chapters (pp. 110–117). Lindtner’s translations are all done from the original texts in P ali, Sanskrit, Tibetan and Chinese. In several instances, his interpretation disagrees with previous translations. I hope with my limited knowledge of Danish to have given some idea of the contents of these two volumes which contain many original ideas and translations of several texts not found in other anthologies. It is to be hoped that an English version of this important work will be published soon. 4 Jansz Crescent J.W. DE JONG Manuka ACT 2603, Australia Mark Allon, Style and function. A study of the dominant stylistic features of the prose portions of P ali canonical sutta texts and their mnemonic function (Studia Philologica Buddhica, Monograph Series XII ), The International Institute for Buddhist Studies, Tokyo, 1997. [VIII +] 394 pp. As the main features of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indo-Iranian Journal Brill

Mark Allon, Style and function. A study of the dominant stylistic features of the prose portions of Pāli canonical sutta texts and their mnemonic function

Indo-Iranian Journal , Volume 42 (3): 266 – Jan 1, 1999

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© 1999 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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266 REVIEWS 59 (1995), pp. 37–65 and the Sanskrit text and an English translation of the ninth chapter in Studia Indologiczne 4 (1997), pp. 91–123. His trans- lation of the seven chapters is based upon his not yet published critical edition of a unique Sanskrit manuscript from Tibet. In his introduction he summarizes the contents of all eleven chapters (pp. 110–117). Lindtner’s translations are all done from the original texts in P ali, Sanskrit, Tibetan and Chinese. In several instances, his interpretation disagrees with previous translations. I hope with my limited knowledge of Danish to have given some idea of the contents of these two volumes which contain many original ideas and translations of several texts not found in other anthologies. It is to be hoped that an English version of this important work will be published soon. 4 Jansz Crescent J.W. DE JONG Manuka ACT 2603, Australia Mark Allon, Style and function. A study of the dominant stylistic features of the prose portions of P ali canonical sutta texts and their mnemonic function (Studia Philologica Buddhica, Monograph Series XII ), The International Institute for Buddhist Studies, Tokyo, 1997. [VIII +] 394 pp. As the main features of

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