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This is the introduction to Edgerton's edition and translation of the Vikramacarita, a Sanskrit story-collection.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-651-0
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 364
Publication Date: Sep 23,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 36
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-651-0
$38.00

Franklin Edgerton was one of the most respected scholars in Linguistics of his time, known for his many translations and editions of Sanskrit literature. In this essay he publishes the forward to his translation of Vikramacarita , a collection of Indian stories. the topic under discussion at the time. Few story-collections have enjoyed more popularity in India than the Vikramacarita, and this piece serves as a concise introduction including an overview of the contents, history of the collection, and its language. For anyone wishing to expand his knowledge of Sanskrit literature this will provide a useful background to this key work.

Franklin Edgerton was one of the most respected scholars in Linguistics of his time, known for his many translations and editions of Sanskrit literature. In this essay he publishes the forward to his translation of Vikramacarita , a collection of Indian stories. the topic under discussion at the time. Few story-collections have enjoyed more popularity in India than the Vikramacarita, and this piece serves as a concise introduction including an overview of the contents, history of the collection, and its language. For anyone wishing to expand his knowledge of Sanskrit literature this will provide a useful background to this key work.

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Franklin Edgerton

  • AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHILOLOGY: I - A HINDU BOOK OF TALES: THE VIKRAMACARITA (page 5)
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