Essays on modern Sanskrit poetry

by Ravīndra Kumāra Paṇḍā

Publisher: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan in Delhi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 251 Downloads: 832
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  • Sanskrit poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Poetics

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Anthology of research papers; includes Vandinaḥ svadeśacintā, poem in Sanskrit with Oriya verse translation.

Edition Notes

StatementRabindra K. Panda.
Genre20th century
ContributionsPaṇḍā, Ravīndra Kumāra, 1963-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPK2916+
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 251 p. ;
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23737055M
ISBN 109788180902154
LC Control Number2009306975
OCLC/WorldCa435961490

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Essays on Modern Sanskrit Poetry by Rabindra K. Panda. The present book embodies fifteen comprehensive and critical essays on Modern Sanskrit literature. They highlight some of the significant aspects of modern Sanskrit poetry. Some essays contain literary studies of some important poems composed by eminent poets of our time.

The book will be very much. Sanskrit literature, which convincingly disproves the criticism that Sanskrit is a dead language. It will hopefully serve as a ready reckoner for the researchers on modern Sanskrit wriitngs.

The methodology uniformly employed in this book is first to state the author’s date of birth, his family, his qualifications, anFile Size: KB. Title: Essays on Modern Sanskrit Poetry Author Name: Rabindra K.

Panda Categories: Poetry, India, Edition: First Edition Publisher: New Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: ISBN: ISBN Binding: Hard Cover Book Condition: New Jacket Condition: New Size: 15 x 23 Cm Seller ID: Keywords: Modern Sanskrit Poetry. Sanskrit literature refers to texts composed in Sanskrit language since the 2nd-millennium BCE.

Many of the prominent texts are associated with Indian religions, i.e., Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, and were composed in ancient r, others were composed central, East or Southeast Asia and the canon includes works covering secular sciences and the arts.

About the Book Sanskrit world of scholarship is fortunate in having a profound scholar in Professor Hari Dutt Sharma of the Department of Sanskrit of Allahabad University, who has deep penetration into original texts of Sanskrit Poetics and at the same time into theories adumbrated by Western literary criticism, and who has made himself acquainted with the works of modem.

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Kālidāsa was a Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language of India. His plays and poetry are primarily based on the Vedas, the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Puranas. His surviving works consist of three plays, two epic poems and two shorter : Sanskrit drama, Classical literature.

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“The most unnecessary lesson however, in my memory as I realize it now, was a Sanskrit lyric, not in praise of God, but defining the perfect woman - it said the perfect woman must work like a slave, advise like a Mantri (Minister), look like Goddess Lakshmi, be patient like Mother Earth and courtesan-like in the bed chamber - this I had to recite on certain days of the week.

These essays insert the lens of cross-cultural transfer in looking at Sanskrit. The very special contribution of this book in the opinion of this reviewer, however, is in its bringing together examples of the former, that is, the rather contemporary qualities and stances that our kavi s evidently adopted a millennium : SHONALEEKA KAUL.

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