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The tale of an anklet : an epic of South India : The Cilappatikāram of Iḷaṅkō Aṭikaḷ

Author: Iḷaṅkōvaṭikaḷ.; R Parthasarathy
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1993.
Series: Translations from the Asian classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This translation of the 5th-century Indian epic love story of Kannaki and Kovalan follows the conventions of classical Tamil poetry and is told in three phases: the erotic, the mythic, and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Iḷaṅkōvaṭikaḷ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iḷaṅkōvaṭikaḷ.; R Parthasarathy
ISBN: 0231078498 9780231078498
OCLC Number: 49847443
Awards: Winner of A.K. Ramanujan Book Prize for Translation 1996
Description: xix, 426 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Translations from the Asian classics.
Other Titles: Cilappatikāram.
Cilappatikāram of Iḷaṅkō Aṭikaḷ
Responsibility: translated, with an introduction and postscript by R. Parthasarathy.

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The Cilappatikaram is to Tamil what the Iliad and Odyssey are to Greek -its importance would be difficult to overstate. . . . This is an extraordinary accomplishment.

 
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