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Erotics in Sanskrit and English Literature-I Kalidasa and Shakespeare

Sushma Kulshreshtha

ISBN 10: 8186339485 / ISBN 13: 9788186339480
Published by Eastern Book Linkers, 1997
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Under the series Erotics in Sanskrit & English Literature will be presented the first ever study of the world-renowned classical works of Sanskrit and English Literature with reference to Erotics in ten volumes. The present is the maiden volume with special reference to Kalidasa and Shakespeare, which comprises detailed study of numerous aspects of erotics in the works of the two world-famous composers. This volume is divided into six sections : (i) Erotics in Kalidasa`s Epic Poems (ii) Erotics in Kalidasa`s Lyric Poems (iii) Erotics in Kalidasa`s Dramas (iv) Woman & Sexuality (v) Erotics in Sanskrit Literature (vi) Erotics in English Literature with special reference to Shakespeare In the first three sections is presented the novel and first I ever study of the Nayakanayikagunalankaras (Heroic sattvika gunas. Graces of Heroines and Heroes), Kamadagas (carnal conditions), Kamajavyasanas (sensual vices) and Premavilasas (stages of love) done in English with reference to Kalidasa. These are : 8 Sattvika Gunas : Sobha, Vilasa, Madhurya, Gambhirya, Sthairya, Lalita, Audarya and Tejas; 20 Nayikalankaras : Bhava, Hava, Hela, Sobha, Kanti, Dipti, Madhurya, Pragalbhya, Audarya, Dhairya, Lila, Vilasa, Vicchitti, Vibhrama, Kilakincita, Mottayita, Kuttamita, Bibboka, Lalita and Vihrta; 17. Nayakalankaras; 10 Kamadasas : Caksupriti, Manahsanga, Sahkalpa, Nidraccheda, Tanuta, Visayavyavrtti, Lajjapranasa, Unmada, Murccha and Marana; 30. Kamajavyasanas : Mrgaya, Aksa, Divasvapna, Parivada, Striyah, Mada, Tauryatrika and Vrthatya; 6 Premavilasas : Prema, Mana, Pranaya, Sneha, Raga and Anuraga. The sections IV & V present different aspects of sexuality and erotics in the works of Sanskrit Literature. The last section VI presents a critical appraisal of different elements of eroticism in a number of works of Shakespeare, viz., Julius Caesar, Venus and Adonis, Measure for Measure, Antony land Cleopatra etc., and also in his Sonnets. This volume is dedicated to the loving and everlasting memory of venerable Smt. Kamlesh Kumari Kulshreshtha, a serious connoisseur of Sanskrit, Hindi & English Literature on her 75th birth anniversary (Amrtamahotsava). Printed Pages: 311. Bookseller Inventory # 7308

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Title: Erotics in Sanskrit and English Literature-I...

Publisher: Eastern Book Linkers

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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IS THE MAIDEN VOLUME WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KALIDASA AND SHAKESPEARE WHICH COMPRISES DETAILED STUDY OF NUMEROUS ASPECTS OF EROTICS IN THE WORKS OF THE TWO WORLD-FAMOUS COMPOSERS. IS DIVIDED INTO SIX SECTIONS

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