Velcheru Narayana Rao
Credentials: Krishnadevaraya Professor of Languages and Cultures of Asia
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).