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DetailsWritten by the greatest of the ancient Indian playwrights, this 5th-century work of Sanskrit drama offers a classic introduction to Indian theater and aesthetics. A king encounters a lovely maiden by chance, and the course of their passionate love sweeps the audience from a forest hermitage to a dazzling palace to ethereal celestial realms.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kalidasa is believed to have lived at the close of the first millennium B.C. Chandra Rajan studied English and Sanskrit at St. Stephens College, Delhi, and has taught English at Delhi University and the University of Western Ontario.ABOUT THE INTRODUCER: Rabindranath Tagore (1861 1941), is to the Indian subcontinent what Shakespeare is to the English-speaking world. A poet, playwright, painter, and educator, Tagore was also a mystic of great complexity and depth. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913.
SKU Code PRK B 3448 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486431697 Author Name KALIDASA Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION