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Three Sanskrit Plays, 1981. Sakuntala, Rakshasa's Ring, Malati and Madhava Translator Michael Coulson

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Translated by MIchael Coulson, Three Sanskrit Plays, 1981 includes "Sakuntala" by Kalidasa, "Rakshasa's Ring" by Visakhadatta and "Malati and Madhava" by Bhavabhuti  plus a Guide to Pronunciation with a glossary of terms and names and a substantial Introduction to Sanskrit drama (pp. 9 through 24). Each play also has an introduction.

India's classical Sanskrit drama dates from the years 350 to 750:

This paperback copy, Penguin Classics, is in good vintage condition. No tears or marks; pages are slightly browned with age, but there is little sign of use and all pages are clear. Measuring 5 inches by 7 1/4 inches, the book is 430 pages long.


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