The Cambridge Introduction To Sanskrit

Author: A. M. Ruppel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107088283
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This book uses modern pedagogical methods and tools that allow students to grasp straightforward original Sanskrit texts within weeks.

The Cambridge Introduction To T S Eliot

Author: John Xiros Cooper
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139457903
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The primal syllable is elaborated in three Sanskrit injunctions, Datta, Dayadhvam,
Damyata, translated as Give, Sympathize, Control. If this is the wisdom to be
gained by winning the holy shrine of pilgrimage, it seems that we may have
arrived at the sought-after place. But the words spoken by the thunder are
glossed, and with each gloss we are returned to this side of revelation, only a
partial understanding of what lies beyond language, experience, and knowledge.
They speak of ...

The Cambridge Companion To Modern Indian Culture

Author: Vasudha Dalmia
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139825461
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... Sanskrit drama Shakuntala (1789), had also been the first to announce the
sensational new discovery of the national drama of the Hindus to the Occident. '
Dramatic poetry must have been immemorially ancient in the Indian empire', he
had speculated. The play of Sacontala must have been very popular when it was
first represented; for the Indian empire was then in full vigour, and the national
vanity must have been highly flattered by the magnificent introduction of those
kings and ...

The Cambridge Companion To Saussure

Author: Carol Sanders
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521804868
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value. Claudine. Normand. Introduction This chapter offers a historical and
theoretical perspective. ... from his own practice. The purpose of this new
teaching (i.e. general linguistics) was not to put forward new data or discoveries
about such and such a language, as Saussure did for instance when teaching
Sanskrit or Gothic, but to confront the difficulties involved in making something
worthwhile out of this mass of 'facts' from many languages, already fully
described by linguists during ...

The Cambridge History Of Chinese Literature

Author: Kang-i Sun Chang
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521855587
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Introduction Chinese shares with Sanskrit and Hebrew the privilege of being one
of the longest continuous literary traditions. The antiquity of each of these
traditions has murky origins that are to some degree shaped by later construction,
additions, and editing. Each culture, however, never lost sight of its early texts,
which served as reference points as the traditions transformed over millennia. In
the course of millennia and spreading over large geographical regions, Chinese
and ...

The Cambridge Companion To Miracles

Author: Graham H. Twelftree
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139828533
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This book provides students with a scholarly introduction to miracles, which also covers philosophical, medical and historical issues.

The Cambridge History Of English Literature

Author: Sir Adolphus William Ward
Publisher: Cambridge : The University Press
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A History of Ancient Sanskrit Literature . . . 1859; 2nd edn., 1860. Lectures on the
Science of Language. 2 vols. 1861-4; 9th edn., 1882. A Sanskrit Grammar for
Beginners. 1866; 2nd edn., 1870. Chips from a German Work-shop. 4 vols. 1867-
75. The Stratification of Language. Rede Lecture. 1868. Buddhist Nihilism. 1869.
Rig-Veda-Sanhita: the Sacred Hymns of the Brahmins . . . transl. and explained.
1869. The Hymns of the Rig- Veda, 2 vols., 1873; 2nd edn., 1877. Introduction to
the ...

The Cambridge Guide To Asian Theatre

Author: James R. Brandon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521588225
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The Sanskrit language was the medium of communication among the priests and
kings who dominated the social life. ... Sanskrit drama and theatre came into
being and flourished during this relatively peaceful period between the 1st and
10th centuries AD, reinforcing the beliefs of the civilization. India also served as ...
Among the social and political influences that have had a major bearing on the
development of Indian theatre was the introduction of Islam to the Indian
subcontinent.