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Christopher Minkowski

Christopher Minkowski is Boden Professor of Sanskrit in the University of Oxford.

The Kāmasūtra

Christopher Minkowski, 21 June 2018

TheKāmasūtra occupies an unusual place in the popular imagination. Since the first private publication in 1883 of an English translation – a project fronted by the Orientalising self-promoter Richard Burton – there have been a great number of illustrated versions. To many, the Kāmasūtra’s connection with India is almost incidental. Most do not know what the text...

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