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Theater of Memory: The Plays of Kalidasa

 
 
 
 
Theater of Memory: The Plays of Kalidasa
Author: Kalidasa
ISBN 13: 9780231058391
ISBN 10: 23105839
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1984-04-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 387
List Price: $45.00
 
 

This volume offers comprehensive analyses and new translations of Kalidasa's three extant plays: "Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection," "Urvasi Won by Valor," and "Malavika and Agnimitra."

Journal of Asian Studies

In this fine volume Miller and her co-translators David Gitomer and Edwin Gerow have succeeded not only in evoking for us the contexts and spirit of Kalidasa's dramatic art but also in providing Indologists and the general public with excellent, contemporary translations of all three plays of the eminent Sanskrit poet...the editor and her co-translators deserve congratulations and gratitude for their achievement in providing us with Kalidasa translations that are enjoyable as well as accurate, and convey in great measure the power and beauty of the works in the original.