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Rāmāyaṇa. Book five, Sundara

Rāmāyaṇa. Book five, Sundara

Author: Vālmīki; Robert P Goldman; Sally J Sutherland Goldman
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2006.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library, 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The fifth and most popular book of the Ramáyana of Valmíki, Súndara recounts the adventures of the monkey hero Hánuman leaping across the ocean to the island citadel of Lanka. Once there, he scours the city for the abducted Princess Sita. The poet vividly describes the opulence of the court of the demon king, Rávana, the beauty of his harem, and the hideous deformity of Sita's wardresses. After witnessing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Epic poetry
Poésie épique
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vālmīki; Robert P Goldman; Sally J Sutherland Goldman
ISBN: 0814731783 9780814731789
OCLC Number: 69645826
Language Note: In English and Sanskrit
Notes: Epic poetry.
Description: 538 pages ; 17 cm
Contents: Hánuman's Heroic Leap --
The Citadel of Lanka --
Sita Tormented --
Sita Confides in Hánuman --
Havoc in Rávana's Grove --
Hánuman in Bondage --
Return to Kishkíndha.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library, 20.
Other Titles: Rāmāyaṇa.
Responsibility: by Vālmīki ; translated by Robert P. Goldman and Sally J. Sutherland Goldman.
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Recounts the adventures of the monkey hero Hanuman leaping across the ocean to the island citadel of Lanka. After witnessing Sita's stern rejection of Ravana's blandishments, Hanuman reveals himself  Read more...


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