The Lady of the Jewel Necklace

The Lady of the Jewel Necklace" & "The Lady who Shows her Love

by Harsha Harsha
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814719961

ISBN-13: 9780814719961

Pub. Date: 03/01/2007

Publisher: New York University Press

King Harsha, who reigned over the kingdom of Kanauj from 606 to 647 CE, composed two Sanskrit plays about the mythical figures of King Udayana, his queen, Vásava·datta, and two of his co-wives. The plays abound in mistaken identities, both political and erotic. The characters masquerade as one another and, occasionally, as themselves, and each play refers

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King Harsha, who reigned over the kingdom of Kanauj from 606 to 647 CE, composed two Sanskrit plays about the mythical figures of King Udayana, his queen, Vásava·datta, and two of his co-wives. The plays abound in mistaken identities, both political and erotic. The characters masquerade as one another and, occasionally, as themselves, and each play refers simultaneously to itself and to the other.

Co-published by New York University Press and the JJC Foundation

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814719961
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Series:
Clay Sanskrit Library Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
514
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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