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The Clay Sanskrit Library: Story Collections, Tales, Fables: 9-volume Set
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The Clay Sanskrit Library: Story Collections, Tales, Fables: 9-volume Set (Hardback)

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Adventure, conquest, romance, comedy, suspense, and tragedy are just a few of the themes woven together by the range of styles represented in this set of classical Sanskrit literature. The set brings together classics like the Aesop's fables which originated in Vishnu*sharman's "Five Discourses on Worldly Wisdom" with the less traditional, such as the adventures of Dandin's "What Ten Young Men Did," written uncharacteristically in prose rather than verse.

Included in this set:

The Emperor of the Sorcerers

Volume 1

By Budha*svamin. Edited and translated by Sir James Mallinson.

452 pages / 978-0-8147-5701-7

The Emperor of the Sorcerers

Volume 2

By Budha*svamin. Edited and translated by Sir James Mallinson.

467 pages / 978-0-8147-5707-9

Five Discourses on Worldly Wisdom

By Vishnu*sharman. Edited and translated by Patrick Olivelle.

562 pages / 978-0-8147-6208-0

"Friendly Advice" by Narayana & "King Vikrama's Adventures"

Translated by Judit Toerzsoek.

742 pages / 978-0-8147-8305-4

How Urvashi Was Won

Kali*dasa. Translated by Velcheru Narayana Rao and David Shulman.

300 pages / 978-0-8147-4111-5

The Ocean of the Rivers of Story

Volume 1

By Soma*deva. Translated by Sir James Mallinson.

556 pages / 978-0-8147-8816-5

The Ocean of the Rivers of Story

Volume 2

By Soma*deva. Translated by Sir James Mallinson.

580 pages / 978-0-8147-9558-3

The Quartet of Causeries

By Shudraka, Shyamilaka, Vara*ruchi, and Ishvara*datta. Edited and translated by Csaba Dezsoe and Somadeva Vasudeva.

450 pages / 978-0-8147-1978-7

What Ten Young Men Did

By Dandin. Translated by Isabelle Onians.

651 pages / 978-0-8147-6206-6

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsTranslation & interpretationPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesReligion & BeliefsHinduism Publisher: New York University Press Publication Date: 09/11/2009 ISBN-13: 9780814717493  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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