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Literary criticism in ancient India.

Ramaranjan Mukherji

Literary criticism in ancient India.

by Ramaranjan Mukherji

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Published by Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indic poetry -- History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, ii, 554, vi p.
    Number of Pages554
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17776514M

    Worshipers praying in front of lingam, snake stones, and a figure of Ganesa in southern India, from Omens and Superstitions of Southern India by Edgar Thurston, Fortean Picture Library. Literary Criticism/ Historical Critical Method (religion, spiritualism, and occult) It's a shame the words "critical" and "criticism" carry such negative baggage. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *.

      Some of the major names in Indian literary theory and criticism in English, according to me, to go through them briefly, would be Aurobindo with his The Future Poetry, in which he revives the idea of poetry as sound, the mantra, chant, invocation and Michael Madhusudan Dutt who, like Dante left Latin in an earlier time to write his Divine Comedy in the vernacular and nationalistic Italian. This is a very precise and exact form of expression in prose, which was developed by the scholars of ancient India. Ashtadhyayi (eight chapters), written by Panini, is a book on grammar that gives excellent information on the art of writing in sutra (precepts). The later Vedic literature includes the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads.

    Literature in Ancient India. The earliest known work of the Aryans in India was the Rig Veda which is a collection of hymns in Vedic Sanskrit. Most of the hymns are in praise of different Vedic deities and were intended for recitation at the Yajnas or sacrifices. Many of them are beautiful descriptions of nature. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chatterjee, Asim Kumar, Ancient Indian literary and cultural tradition.


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Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods.

Though the two activities are closely related, literary critics are not always, and have not always been, theorists. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mukherji, Ramaranjan.

Literary criticism in ancient India. The book deals with the critical texts that are prescribed for study in many M.A (English) courses in India. One section of the book surveys the contribution made by the ancient critics since knowledge of classical criticism is essential for an understanding of later developments/5(70).

The affliction is more severe, he feels, in the sphere of literary criticism, not only because older texts are generally unavailable, but also because modern India has lost touch with both the language and the ethos of the critical texts of ancient and medieval India. Students of Indian literature need to have access to India's critical tradition.

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Contemporary Indian Literary Criticism in English: Alternative Frameworks is an attempt at looking into the various kinds of critical practices that are in vogue today among critics and academicians practicing literary criticism in English in India. The book attempts to identify the several schools of literary criticism in English in India by exploring and classifying the various issues that.

This anthology features landmarks in ancient literary criticism with simple translations that help readers understand literature in a better way. In her introduction to Classical Literary Criticism (Penguin Classics), the translator, Penelope Murray, compares and looks into the perspectives of various notable critics throughout s: Try the new Google Books.

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accepted according aesthetic analysis ancient appeared appreciation approach artist aspects attempts beauty beginning called century. Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until and in the Republic of India thereafter.

The Republic of India has 22 officially recognized languages. The earliest works of Indian literature were orally transmitted. Sanskrit literature begins with the oral literature of the Rig Veda a collection of literature dating to the period – BCE.

About The Book The papers collected in the present volume are representative of the wide range of scholarship of one of the most perceptive researchers of recent times. The collection includes interesting articles like 'Dhvani Theory: A Post-structural Perspective', 'Music and Musical Instruments in Natya Sastra', and 'Democratic Elements in the polity of Ancient India', in addition to several.

India is rich in literary sources. Sanskrit literature is the oldest of the all literatures and it is the same time most vast compared to other ancient languages such as Greek and Roman.

That is why we have at our disposal an innumerable number of religious texts and classics which serve as prolific literary sources of ancient Indian history. Literary criticism, the reasoned consideration of literary works and applies, as a term, to any argumentation about literature, whether or not specific works are analyzed.

Plato’s cautions against the risky consequences of poetic inspiration in general in his Republic are thus often taken as the earliest important example of literary criticism. Literary sources of Ancient Indian History: The ancient literature and the religious books are important sources of information for the reconstruction of ancient Indian history.

Their classification is simple – religious and secular literature, historical literature and foreign accounts.

Language in India ISSN September Dr. Chelliah, M.A., Ph.D., Western Impact on the Tamil Creative and Literary Criticism Works 10 work which came into eminence was The Frogs by Aristophanes produced falling in line with the critical thinking and relative merits of Aeschylus and Euripides.

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Notes of a Native Son, James Baldwin. The list of the books and authors in Ancient India which is very useful for the preparation of the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

The volume makes widely available some important scholarship on the canonical texts of ancient rhetoric and poetics. While there are numerous studies of general trends in classical criticism, this collection offers direct discussions of primary sources, which provide a useful companion to the Russell and Winterbottom anthology, Ancient Literary s: 1.

Literary criticism produced by Indian scholars from the earliest times to the present age is represented in this book. These include Bharatamuni, Tholkappiyar, Anandavardhana, Abhinavagupta, Jnaneshwara, Amir Khusrau, Mirza Ghalib, Rabindranath Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, B.S. Mardhekar, Ananda Coomaraswamy, and A.K.

Ramanujam and Sudhir Kakar among others. Ancient literary criticism has always been a particularly inaccessible subject for the non-specialist student. This edition provides for the first time the principal texts in translation, giving the reader a full view of ancient literary criticism and its development.

In addition to well-known texts such as Aristotle's Poetics, Horace's Art of Poetry, and Longinus's On Sublimity, the book.

The volume makes widely available some important scholarship on the canonical texts of ancient rhetoric and poetics. While there are numerous studies of general trends in classical criticism, this collection offers direct discussions of primary sources, which provide a useful companion to the Russell and Winterbottom anthology, Ancient Literary Criticism.

The Earliest known works of Indian literature was Rig Veda, which is a collection of hymns written in Vedic Sanskrit. Even though majority of the literary works which have survived from the ancient Indian literature are religious text, it is not right to define ancient Indian literature .Explore our list of Ancient & Medieval Literature Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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There are 2 significant sources of Ancient Indian history – Literary and Non-Literary sources. This article describes both the sources of Ancient Indian History in detail.

Textual Sources. Within Literary sources, there are 2 crucial kinds of literature– Religious Texts and Non-Religious or Secular Texts. Spiritual Literature.