Vasavadatta of Subandhu: (A Sanskrit Romance)

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This romance is one of the best examples of the artificial and ornate style in Sanskrit prose. The title is derived from that of a drama by Bhasa, the Suapnavasavadattam.

Subandhu,s translator has genereously — claimed for him a true melody in the long rolling compound, a sesquipedalian majesty which can never be equalled exept in Sanskrit, a lulling music in the alliteration, and a compact brevity in the paronomasias which are in most cases veritable gems of terseness and twofold appropriateness.

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 10 × 11 × 12 cm
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Louis H. Gray

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