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Karpura-Manjari of Raja-Cekhara: A Drama by the Indian Poet Rajacekhara (About 900 A.D.)

By: Sten Konow & C.R. Lanman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2007

Seller ID: 102591

ISBN: 8120811488

Condition: New


Raja-Cekhara has been highly esteemed for his proficiency in the Prakrit. This volume presents the first critical edition of the only Prakrit Drama extant, for here none of the characters speak Sanskrit. The interest of the play is largely philological, likely to throw light on the linguistic History of India, though, not without its importance for the History of the Indian Drama. It abounds in material which may well engage the attention of the student of Antiquities and Folk-lore. The Sacred Scriptures of the Jaina Religion are written in Prakrt. And, considering the extreme dearth of books ... View more info