The Little Clay Cart: An English Translation of the Mrcchakatika of Sudraka as adapted for the stage by A.L. Basham

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The Little Clay Cart is a Sanskrit play revolving around a romantic theme of the love of a high-born man for a courtesan. It contains dramatic developments involving a dynastic overthrow and contains realistic portrayals of a wide range of characters.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Translators Note
17
Synopsis
21
THE LITTLE CLAY CART
23
Dramatis Personae
25
Appendix I The Author
147
Appendix II The Play
155
Select Bibliography
171
Index
173
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About the author (1994)

A. L. Basham was Professor of Asian Civilization at Australian National University, and author of The Wonder That Was India.

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