Kavya-prakasa. [A treatise on poetry and rhetoric.]: Mammata, Rajanka

Kavya-prakasa. [A treatise on poetry and rhetoric.]

Mammata, Rajanka

Published by n.d. [ca. late 19th century], Calcutta (?)
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Oblong folio, printed in Nagari (Devanagari) characters throughout; pp. [392]; 4 woodcut diagrams in the text; bound in western style quarter green calf as a tall, narrow folio, with a citron morocco label on spine; rebacked, old spine neatly laid down. This edition not noted in the Catalogue of the India Office Library, Vol. II, Part 1: Sanskrit Books, 1959 where 18 editions are listed from 1829 up to 1921. A disciple of Abbinavagupta, the famous poet, critic, philosopher and saint of Kashmir, Mammatacarya, the famous author of Kavya-rakasa ? "was not only a profound philosopher, but also an acute critic and successful poet. He lived in the later part of the 10th century A.D. He wrote more than forty works ? [His] 'Kavya- prakash' still remains the most authentic and authoritative work on poetics in the whole gamut of Sanskrit literature" (http://.koausa.org/Vitasta/12a.html). Bookseller Inventory # 21466

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