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The recognition of Shakúntala

Author: Kālidāsa.; Somadeva Vasudeva
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2006.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The play Shakuntala was one of the first examples of Indian literature to be read in translation in Europe. Shakuntala's story is a leitmotiv that recurs in many works of Indian literature and culminates in the master Kali-dasa's drama for the stage." "The virtuous heroine is forgotten by her betrothed, the king Dushyanta, only to be refound thanks to a distinguishing signet ring discovered by a fisherman in the  Read more...
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Named Person: Shakuntala.; Shakuntala.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kālidāsa.; Somadeva Vasudeva
ISBN: 0814788157 9780814788158
OCLC Number: 57243260
Language Note: In English and Sanskrit; includes translation from Sanskrit.
Notes: Play.
Description: 419 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.
Contents: Chase --
Secret --
Passion --
Farewell --
Tragedy --
Longing --
Absolution.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library.
Other Titles: Śakuntalā.
Responsibility: by Kālidāsa ; edited and translated by Somadeva Vasudeva.
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A well-known Sanskrit drama presented here in a bilingual translation.  Read more...

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