V.Raghavan (Ed.) & C.R. Swaminathan (Tr.)
Title Jankiharana of Kumaradasa: A Critically Study (Cantos. 16-20)
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
8120809750 / 9788120809758
Seller ID 102590
Janakiharana of Kumaradasa is the first Sanskrit Mahakavya, so far as the extant literature goes, to deal solely with the whole of the Ramayana-story. Its further interest is that it was produced in Ceylon, showing thereby the wider world over which Sanskrit had its sway. After manuscripts of the full text of the poem in twenty cantos had to come to light in South India, what is now presented was the first systematic and critical study to be undertaken to the author and the text and its position vis-a-vis other Mahakavyas. In addition to the above study and the critical edition of the cantos which were at that time unpublished, the book offers an examination of the large number of extra-verses found in some MSS of the text and showing them as interpolations.
Jankiharana of Kumaradasa: A Critically Study (Cantos. 16-20) V.Raghavan (Ed.) & C.R. Swaminathan (Tr.)