Translating the Orient the reception of Śākuntala in nineteenth-century Europe by Dorothy Matilda Figueira

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Kālidāsa,
  • Literature, Comparative -- European and Indic,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Indic and European,
  • European literature -- History and criticism,
  • Indic literature -- History and criticism,
  • India in literature,
  • Sanskrit language -- Style,
  • Philosophy, Indic, in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-254) and index.

Book details

StatementDorothy Matilda Figueira.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN871 .F63 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p. :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2216419M
ISBN 100791403270, 0791403289
LC Control Number89039698

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