Velcheru Narayana Rao

Credentials: Krishnadevaraya Professor of Languages and Cultures of Asia

Narayana Rao

Professor Narayana Rao is the author of several books on Telugu Literature and South Indian history. His publications include Girls for Sale: Kanyasulkam. A Play from Colonial India (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007), God On the Hill: Temple Songs from Tirupati, with David Shulman (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), Textures of Time: Writing History in South India co-authored with Sanjay Subrahmanyam and David Shulman (New York: The Other Press, 2003), and Hibiscus on the Lake: Twentieth Century Telugu Poetry from India (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003).