Rasa, Or, Knowledge of the Self: Essays on Indian Aesthetics and Selected Sanskrit Studies
An examination of Hindu artistic theory and culture discusses Indian poetry, music and dance and is accompanied by translations from Sanskrit literature.
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On Indian Music
Concerning Uday Shankar
The Origin of the Theatre of Bharata
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