FICTION ON TWITTER

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How The Mahabharata Was Retold On Twitter

It occurred to me The Mahabharata was perfect for an experiment on Twitter. For one, it catered well to my scholarly side: besides dawdling in digital media, I study how war is narrated to justify my paycheque. War narratives, thus, were of academic interest to me. And in a rather reductionist way, I had begun to see The Mahabharata as a war story.