A History of Sanskrit Literature
A classic work on the history of Sanskrit. Invaluable for the student of linguistics and philology. The work represents a complete history of ... Show synopsis A classic work on the history of Sanskrit. Invaluable for the student of linguistics and philology. The work represents a complete history of Sanskrit literature in a condensed and succinct form. It embodies a general study of the Vedic, Epic, Puranic, classical and philosophical literature. It sheds light on the life and thought of Ancient and Medieval India as reflected in the literary productions of those periods. It provides information both interesting and instructive. Even with the lapse of time, the utility of this small work has not diminished.This title is cited and recommended by: Books for College Libraries; The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature; and the Catalogue of the Lamont Library, Harvard College.At the time of original publication in 1900, Arthur A. MacDonell, M.A., Ph.D., of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, was Boden Professor of Sanskrit and Fellow of Balliol.