Cilappatikaram : The Tale Of An Anklet

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Penguin Books India, 2004 - 419 Seiten
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Men And Women Of Maturai Of The Four Temples! I Curse This City. Its King Erred In Killing The Man I Loved

One Of The World'S Masterpieces, The Cilappatikaram (5Th Century Ce) By Ilanko Atikal Is India'S Finest Epic In A Language Other Than Sanskrit. It Spells Out In Unforgettable Verse The Problems That Humanity Has Been Wrestling With For A Long Time: Love, War, Evil, Fate And Death.

The Tale Of An Anklet Is The Love Story Of Kovalan And Kannaki. Originating In Tamil Mythology, The Compelling Tale Of Kannaki Her Love, Her Feats And Triumphs, And Her Ultimate Transformation To Goddess Follows The Conventions Of Tamil Poetry And Is Told In Three Phases: The Erotic, The Heroic And The Mythic. This Epic Ranks With The Ramayana And The Mahabharata As One Of The Great Classics Of Indian Literature And Is Presented For The First Time In A Landmark English Verse Translation By The Eminent Poet R. Parthasarathy, Making It Accessible To A Wider Audience.

Winner Of The 1995 Sahitya Akademi Prize For Translation (English), The 1994 Pen/ Book-Of-The-Month Club Translation Citation Of The Pen American Centre, And The 1996 Association For Asian Studies A.K. Ramanujan Book Prize For Translation.
 

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Inhalt

The Book of Pukir
6
The Song of Praise
25
The First Performance
34
In Praise of the Evening
41
Bathing in the Sea
57
The Love Songs of the Seaside Grove
65
The Coming of Spring
82
The Nature of the Dream
88
The Crown of Wrath
191
22 The Great Fire
195
23 The Explanation
199
The Book of Bafici
209
The Round Dance of the Hill Dwellers
211
The Choice of a Stone
219
Removing the Stone
227
The Lustration
238

The Scenes of the Forest
109
The Song and Dance of the Hunters
119
Waiting on the Outskirts of the City
130
The Sights of the City
140
The Refuge
150
The Scene of the Murder
160
The Round Dance of the Herdswomen
170
The Wreath of Sorrow
179
Kannaki Goes Round the City
182
The Demand for justice
186
The Dedication of the Memorial Stone
249
The Benediction
258
The Granting of a Favor
268
Epilogue
277
A Note on the Text
278
Postscript
279
GLOSSARY
371
BIBLIOGRAPHY
385
INDEX
403
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