Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit: The Kiratarjuniya of Bharavi

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Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit: The Kiratarjuniya of Bharavi - Peterson, Indira Viswanathan
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Indira Viswanathan Peterson provides an introduction to the Sanskrit court epic (mahakavya), an important genre in classical Indian poetry, and the first study of a celebrated sixth-century poem, the Kiratarjuniya (Arjuna and the Hunter) of Bharavi. Sanskrit court epics are shown to be characterized both by formalism and a deep engagement with enduring Indian values. The Kiratarjuniya is the earliest literary treatment of the narrative of the Pandava hero Arjuna's combat with the great god Siva, a seminal episode in the ...

Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit: The Kiratarjuniya of Bharavi 2003, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791456149

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