The Little Clay Cart: An English Translation of the Mrcchakatika of Sudraka as adapted for the stage by A.L. Basham
SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1994 - Literary Collections - 175 pages
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
A. L. Basham afraid aloud Anandavardhana Ancient India Aryaka Bhasa Brahman Buddhist Buitenen bullocks CANDANAKA carriage CARUDATTA MAITREYA clouds court courtesan Darduraka dark dear dharma Dhuta Enter erotic EXECUTIONER Exit fall gambler girl give gold pieces heart hero History of Indian History of Sanskrit Honor Indian Literature James Roose-Evans jewelry jewels JUDGE Kalidasa King Palaka Lady Vasantasena lightning Little Clay Cart look Lord Buddha lover ma'am madam MADANIKA MAID MAITREYA CARUDATTA MANAKA Master Carudatta Master Maitreya MATHURA merchant monk mother Mrcchakatika Mrichchhakatika nagarika name Sudraka necklace Parab Plays of Ancient poor prakarana prologue Puspakaranda Park rain Rohasena sahrdaya SAMSTHANAKA SAMVAHAKA Sanskrit Drama Sanskrit Literature SARVILAKA servant Shekhar slave STHAVARAKA Stop Sudraka tell there's thief translation Ujjain Usher VARDHA Vardhamanaka Vasantasena's house verse virtue VITA VlRAKA wait What's who's wife William Ryder Winternitz woman