Title Complete Works of Kalidasa (Text with English Translation), 2 Vols
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Edition First Edition
Publisher New Delhi, India Chaukhamba Publications 2009
Seller ID 100636
This first volume of the Complete Works of Kalidasa with a new English translation consists of the four Poems of the national poet, the authorship of which is generally accepted. The poems are the two Mahakavyas the Kumarasambhava and the Raghuvamsa; the Meghaduta the first message poem in its genre and the Rtusamhara-the description of a cycle of seasons. This second volume of the Complete Works of Kalidasa with English translation consists of the three dramas of the National poet, which are universally acclaimed. They are the Malavikagnimitra, the Vikramorvasiya and the Abhijanana Sakuntala which in considered as the masterpiece. Each of these dramas is presented here based on critical editions in the Deva-nagari Script followed by the English translation so that the reader could easily appreciate the work. A brief introduction giving an account of their contents, commentaries and translations in Indian and foreign languages added here will be helpful for a better appreciation of the dramas.Printed Pages: 1324.
Complete Works of Kalidasa (Text with English Translation), 2 Vols N.P. Unni