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Messenger poems

Author: James Mallinson; Kālidāsa.; Dhoyī; Rūpagosvāmī
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2006.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Sanskrit messenger poems evoke the pain of separated sweethearts through the formula of an estranged lover pleading with a messenger to take a message to his or her beloved. The plea includes a lyrical description of the route the messenger will take, as well as the message itself." "In the fifth century C.E., Sanskrit's finest poet, Kali dasa, composed "The Cloud Messenger." The beautiful and pure expression of an
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Ausgabe
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Mallinson; Kālidāsa.; Dhoyī; Rūpagosvāmī
ISBN: 0814757146 9780814757147
OCLC Number: 63108444
Language Note: In English and Sanskrit
Description: 293 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: <<The>> Cloud messenger / Kali·dasa <<The>> Wind messenger / Dhoyi <<The>> Swan messenger / Rupa Go·Svamin.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library.
Responsibility: by Kālidāsa, Dhoyī & Rūpa Gosvāmin ; translated by Sir James Mallinson.
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