By: J.R. Ballantyne & Pramada Dasa Mitra (Trs)
New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Private Limited/Research India Press: 2016
Edition: Second Reprint
Seller ID: 108891
The Sahitya Darpana or 'Mirror of Composition' is a renowned Sanskrit work on poetics by Visvanatha of early fourteenth century. It is divided into ten sections. The first section deals with the nature and definition of poetry. The second treats of various powers of a word (Vrttis). The third treats of sentiments (Rasa). The fourth treats of the divisions of poetry. The fifth discusses fully a power of a word called Vyanjana. The sixth treats of the division of poetry into Drsya ('that which is to be seen') and Sravya ('that which is to be seen') and Sravya ('that which is to be heard'). The s... View More...