Author:Kalanath Jha

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Figurative Poetry in Sanskrit Literature

By: Kalanath Jha

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1975

Seller ID: 102586

ISBN: 8120826698

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This book is an attempt at resolving an important tangle, that of the utility of Figurative Poetry in Sanskrit Literature. In the shape of Sabdacitra and Ubhayacitra, connoting verbal juggleries and intellectual riddles this literature amuses vast shades of people, even today. Arthacitra is the real imagist poetry. Even old Sanskrit rhetoricians, Ananda, Abhinava and Panditaraja had a flash of its imagist appeal. The book is divided into seven chapters. Ch. I is introductory. It re-defines poetry and assesses the place of figurative poetry in that context. Ch. II deals with the historicity of ... View more info