Brockington, J(ohn) L(eonard)

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BROCKINGTON, J(ohn) L(eonard)

BROCKINGTON, J(ohn) L(eonard). British, b. 1940. Genres: Theology/Religion, Language/Linguistics. Career: University of Edinburgh, Scotland, assistant lecturer, 1965-67, lecturer, 1967-82, director of studies, 1969-75, department head, 1975-99, senior lecturer, 1982-89, reader in Sanskrit, 1989-98, professor of Sanskrit, 1998-. Guest lecturer, Cambridge University, 1979, Utkal University, 1981, 1994, Sri Jagannatha Sanskrit University, 1981, 1994, University of Calcutta, 1981, University of Zagreb, 1987, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 1993, 2000, and Jadavpur University, 1993. Publications: The Sacred Thread: Hinduism in Its Continuity and Diversity, 1981; Righteous Rama: The Evolution of an Epic, 1985; Hinduism and Christianity, 1992; (comp. with P. Flamm, H. von Stietencron, and others) Epic and Puranic Bibliography: Up to 1985, 1992; The Sanskrit Epics, 1998; Epic Threads: John Brockington on the Sanskrit Epics, 2000. Contributor to books. Contributor to learned journals. Address: Sanskrit, School of Asian Studies, University of Edinburgh, 7 Buccleuch Pl., Edinburgh EH8 9LW, Scotland. Online address: [email protected]