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The Sound of the kiss, or the story that must never be told

Author: Piṅgaḷi Sūrana.; Velcheru Narayana Rao; David Dean Shulman
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2002.
Series: Translations from the Asian classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a young courtesan who falls in love with the most handsome man in the universe and who overhears him speaking of a mysterious person whose story must never be told. Burning with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Piṅgaḷi Sūrana.; Velcheru Narayana Rao; David Dean Shulman
ISBN: 0231125968 9780231125963 0231125976 9780231125970
OCLC Number: 49627701
Description: xxv, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Beginning --
Dvaraka City, Where the Story Begins --
Kalabhashini on the Swing and Rambha in the Sky --
Narada Studies Music --
Enter Manistambha --
Manikandhara's Pilgrimage --
Rambha Entices Manikandhara --
Kalabhashini Flies off with the Siddha --
The Temple of the Lion-Riding Goddess --
Kalabhashini Returns --
Rambha Meets Rambha --
Nalakubara Meets Nalakubara --
The Story of Salina and Sugatri --
Enter Alaghuvrata. Kalabhashini Is Sacrificed --
Manistambha Tours the World with His Wife --
The Baby Who Talks --
Sarasvati Decodes Brahma's Story --
Manistambha and Sumukhasatti Exchange Genders --
A Lecture on Yoga --
Svabhava and Madasaya at Srisailam --
Manikandhara Fights the Porcupine Demon --
The Story of Alaghuvrata and His Sons --
Satvadatma's Question --
Madhuralalasa Comes of Age --
Kalapurna in Love --
The Wedding of Kalapurna and Madhuralalasa --
Abhinavakaumudi Becomes Jealous --
Kalapurna Conquers the World --
Homecoming --
The Story of the Necklace --
Invitation to a Second Reading.
Series Title: Translations from the Asian classics.
Other Titles: Kaḷāpūrṇōdayamu.
Sound of the kiss
Story that must never be told
Responsibility: Piṅgali Sūranna's Kaḷāpūrṇodayamu ; translated from Telugu by Velcheru Narayana Rao and David Shulman.

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