The Great Epic of India: Character and Origin of the Mahabharata (Google eBook)

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., Jan 1, 1993 - Social Science - 479 pages
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Long age when this book first appeared in the opening year of the century the great Epic, Mahabharata had not been thoroughly examined to see what literature it reflected had not received a careful investigation from the metrical side its philosophy had been reviewed only in a most haphazard fashion and its relation to other epic poetry had been almost judgement on the question of the date and origin of the poem of which scholars knew as yet this poem of which scholars knew as yet scarcely more than that before a definitive answer could be given the whole huge structure must be studied from many points of view.
  

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE
1
EPIC PHILOSOPHY Continued PAGE
10
CHAPTER
58
CHAPTER THREE
85
EPIC VERSIFICATION
147
Epic Veraification
194
Rhyme
200
Cadence in Qloka and Tristubh
207
EPIC VERSIFICATION Continued pg
321
Drutavilambita
324
Ardhasamavrtta Mfitrachandas A Puspitigri and Aparavaktra
336
CHAPTER FIVE
363
CHAPTER
386
APPENDIX A PARALLEL Pnaasss m was TwO EPICS
403
FINALNOTES
471
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