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The recognition of Śakuntal-a : a play in seven acts ; Śakuntal-a in the Mah-abh-arata

Author: Kālidāsa.; W J Johnson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This vibrant new verse translation includes the famous version of the story from the Mahabharata, a poetic and dramatic text in its own right and a likely source for Kalidasa. The introduction discusses the play in the aesthetic and cultural context of ancient India"--Publisher's website.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kālidāsa.; W J Johnson
ISBN: 019283911X 9780192839114
OCLC Number: 46808624
Language Note: Translated from the Sanskrit/Prakrit.
Description: xxxvi, 147 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Śakuntalā.
Mahābhārata.
Responsibility: Kālidāsa / translated and edited by W.J. Johnson.

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Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta and Sakuntala, a hermitage girl, is the major work of Sanskrit drama by its greatest poet and playwright (c.4th century CE). Causing a sensation when  Read more...

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