How Úrvashi was won (Book, 2009) []
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How Úrvashi was won

How Úrvashi was won

Author: Kālidāsa.; Velcheru Narayana Rao; David Dean Shulman
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2009.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library, 48.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Here is a new Clay Sanskrit Library translation of Kali-dasa's How Urvashi Was Won." "One of the three surviving plays by Kali-dasa (fifth century), universally acknowledged as the supreme poet in classical Sanskrit, How Urvashi Was Won, like the other two, is a masterpiece of lyricism, subtle characterization, and the working through of a bold theme, How Urvashi Was Won is the story of King Puru-ravas and his love  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Translations into English
Named Person: Kālidāsa; Kālidāsa.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kālidāsa.; Velcheru Narayana Rao; David Dean Shulman
ISBN: 9780814741115 0814741118
OCLC Number: 311310093
Language Note: Sanskrit texts with parallel English translations.
Description: xliv, 251 pages ; 17 cm.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library, 48.
Other Titles: Vikramorvaśī.
Responsibility: by Kālidāsa ; translated by Velcheru Narayana Rao & David Shulman.
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A story of King Puru ravas and his love for an immortal, the dancer Urvashi, who normally lives in the heaven of the gods but who has come down to earth in order to realize her passion for the all  Read more...


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