Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit Court Epic : The Kiratarjuniya of Bharavi.

By: Peterson, Indira ViswanathanPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2003Copyright date: ©2003Description: 1 online resource (319 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780791487419Subject(s): Bhāravi. -- Kirātārjunīya.;Epic poetry, Sanskrit.;Sanskrit poetry -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit Court Epic : The Kiratarjuniya of BharaviDDC classification: 891/.21 LOC classification: PK3791.B252 -- Z62 2003ebOnline resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit Court Epic -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: The Study of the Sanskrit Court Epic -- 2. The Poetics of the Mahakavya -- 3. The Setting and Structure of the Kiratarjuniya -- 4. Prelude to Action: Epic Speech in Bharavi's Poem -- 5. The Debate between the Brothers: Logic, Rhetoric, and Politics in the Court Epic -- 6. Landscapes with Women: Bharavi's Descriptive Art -- 7. The Conundrum of the Warrior-Ascetic -- 8. The Theater of Combat -- 9. Wrestling with God: Rasa and Bhakti in the Kiratarjunıya -- A Note on the Translation Selections -- Appendix A. Draupadi Rebukes Yudhisthira: Kir. I. 27-46 -- Appendix B. The Journey of the Apsaras: Kir. VII. 1-40 -- Appendix C. Arjuna's Combat with the Hunter: Kir. XVII. 1-64 -- Appendix D. The Wrestling Match, Theophany, and Boon: Kir. XVIII. 1-19 -- 42-48 -- List of Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Index of References to the Kiratarjuniya.
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Intro -- Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit Court Epic -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: The Study of the Sanskrit Court Epic -- 2. The Poetics of the Mahakavya -- 3. The Setting and Structure of the Kiratarjuniya -- 4. Prelude to Action: Epic Speech in Bharavi's Poem -- 5. The Debate between the Brothers: Logic, Rhetoric, and Politics in the Court Epic -- 6. Landscapes with Women: Bharavi's Descriptive Art -- 7. The Conundrum of the Warrior-Ascetic -- 8. The Theater of Combat -- 9. Wrestling with God: Rasa and Bhakti in the Kiratarjunıya -- A Note on the Translation Selections -- Appendix A. Draupadi Rebukes Yudhisthira: Kir. I. 27-46 -- Appendix B. The Journey of the Apsaras: Kir. VII. 1-40 -- Appendix C. Arjuna's Combat with the Hunter: Kir. XVII. 1-64 -- Appendix D. The Wrestling Match, Theophany, and Boon: Kir. XVIII. 1-19 -- 42-48 -- List of Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Index of References to the Kiratarjuniya.

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