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Bhavabhuti

Bhavabhuti

V. V. Mirashi

  • ISBN: 9788120811805, 8120811801
  • Year of Publication: 1996
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 100
  • Language: English
Rs. 595.00

Bhavabhuti has been unanimously acclaimed as an eminent Sanskrit poet,

second only to Kalidasa. The present work deals with the various problems

concerning this great poet of Vidarbha such as the identification of his

birthplace, his identity with Umbeka, the location of the god

Kalapriyanatha at whose fairs all his plays were first staged, the

chronological relation of his Uttra-Rama-charita to the Kundamala of

Dhiranga, the influence of his works on later Sanskrit dramatists and so

forth. Besides, the present work gives a detailed account of the plots of

all his plays with numerous citations from them together with their English

rendering, which will enable ordinary readers to appreciate his poetic

genius and dramatic talent. it also states in detail the poet's views on

various religious, political and social matters. The present work is thus

designed to meet the needs of both the ordinary and the critical readers of

Bhavabhuti's works.

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