A Concise History of Classical Sanskrit Literature
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1987 - Epic literature, Sanskrit - 220 pages
This book contains an elaborate account of all branches of Classical Sanskrit Literature on the basis of literary, epigraphical and numismatical sources. In 23 chapters, each chapter dealing with a particular topic arranged chronologically. The book is documented with a critical apparatus. Beside notes and references it has an illuminating Introduction and index of authors and works.
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