Tales from the Hindu Dramatists

Cover image for

Download


Author: R.N. Dutta
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,267 / 116 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 608
Added to site: 2006.04.30
mnybks.net#: 13428
Excerpt

ssom; that alone expands when conscious of the moon's dear presence."

She takes the resignation of the queen in good earnest and claims the king as granted her by right. Her friend takes leave and she now remains with the king as his beloved wife in the groves of a forest.

Subsequently the lovers are wandering near Kailasa, the divine mountain, when Urvasi, in a fit of jealousy, enters the grove of Kumara, the god of war, which is forbidden to all females. In consequence of Bharat's curse she is instantly metamorphosed into a creeper. The king beside himself with grief at her loss, seeks her everywhere. The nymphs in a chorus deplore her fate. Mournful strains are heard in the air.

The king enters a wild forest, his features express insanity, his dress is disordered. Clouds gather overhead. He rushes frantically after a cloud which he mistakes for a demon that carried away his bride.

He addresses various birds and asks them whether they have seen his love,--the peacock, 'the bird o

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2007.04.15
eo88
****.

A good overview; the most important Sanskrit dramas re-recounted shortly and clearly.


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Tales from the Hindu Dramatists by R.N. Dutta - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Tales from the Hindu Dramatists by R.N. Dutta - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for Tales from the Hindu Dramatists by R.N. Dutta - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Tales from the Hindu Dramatists by R.N. Dutta - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Tales from the Hindu Dramatists by R.N. Dutta - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Tales from the Hindu Dramatists by R.N. Dutta - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
Emma
by Jane Austen
Pollyanna
by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
Pollyanna Grows Up
by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen

See more popular titles from this genre.