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Aspects of versification in Sanskrit lyric poetry

Sheldon I. Pollock

Aspects of versification in Sanskrit lyric poetry

by Sheldon I. Pollock

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Published by American Oriental Society in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sanskrit language -- Metrics and rhythmics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sheldon Ivan Pollock.
    SeriesAmerican Oriental series ;, v. 61
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK875 .P6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 335 p. ;
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4579696M
    LC Control Number77152124

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    The oldest surviving anthology of lyric poems from India, the Sattasai presents the many aspects of love and provides a realistic counterpart to the Kāmasūtra. An elegant translation of the Sattasaī (or Seven Hundred), India’s earliest collection of lyric poetry, Poems on Life and Love in Ancient India deals with love in its many cturer: Excelsior Editions. Lyric, a verse or poem that is, or supposedly is, susceptible of being sung to the accompaniment of a musical instrument (in ancient times, usually a lyre) or that expresses intense personal emotion in a manner suggestive of a song. Lyric poetry expresses the .

    “An instant classic that belongs on the bookshelf of every serious poet and literature student” (The Washington Post). A major addition to the literature of poetry, Edward Hirsch’s sparkling new work is a compilation of forms, devices, groups, movements, isms, aesthetics, rhetorical terms, and folklore—an “absorbing” book all readers, writers, teachers, and students of poetry will /5(80). versification: 1 n the art or practice of writing verse Type of: authorship, composition, penning, writing the act of creating written works n a metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text) Type of: adaptation, version a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form n the form or metrical composition of a poem.


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Aspects of Versification in Sanskrit Lyric Poetry book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pollock, Sheldon I. Aspects of versification in Sanskrit lyric poetry. New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society,   Aspects of Versification in Sanskrit Lyric Poetry by Sheldon Pollock,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Sheldon Pollock.

VERSIFICATION IN ENGLISH POETRY. METER. TYPES OF FEET. Each line of poetry may be divided into metrical units known as feet. A foot is a group of syllables combined in one of several fixed patterns.

These syllables, usually one to three. Classification Poetry can be classified into 3 broad categories: Epic: a long narrative poem, frequently extending to several books or sections John Miltons Paradise Lost Homers The Odyssey Classification Dramatic: Poetry, monologue, or dialogue, written in the voice of a character assumed by the poet Alfred Lord Tennysons Ulysses Robert Brownings My Last Duchess Classification Lyric.

Examples include blank verse, hexameter, medieval Greek political verse, Vedic meter, and the Sanskrit ´sloka.

In contrast, lyric verse composed in stanzas tends to develop a large repertoire of complex metrical patterns with strict constraints on their realization. Periodical Service Company is the successor company to Kraus Reprint and maintains a stock of some AOS publications, including the American Oriental Series and JAOS vols.

A Grammar of the Tagálog Language, the Chief Native Idiom of the Philippine Islands. By Frank R. (Ringgold) Blake. Panchatantra. The Caurapañcāśikā (The Love Thief) a Sanskrit love poem in 50 stanzas, tells of a thief’s secret love for a n over a thousand years ago, the poem has travelled widely, been.

Lyric Poetry •the most popular form of poetry today •characterized by the expression of the speaker’s innermost feelings, thoughts, and imagination. •lyric a stringed musical instrument, lyre was used in classical and medieval times to accompany a Size: 1MB.

Sanskrit Kavya: Like other countries the epics constitute an important aspect of the Sanskrit literature in India. Two important epics were produced during the ancient times viz. Mahabharata and Ramayana. These epics or long poems originated from the heroic stories sung at the time of great sacrifices during the Vedic age.

Books. d’Intino, Silvia, and Sheldon I. Pollock, eds. Enjeux De La Philologie Indienne: ed. Epic and Argument in Sanskrit Literary History: Essays in Honor of Robert P. Goldman. Sheldon I. Aspects of Versification in Sanskrit Lyric Poetry. Vol. This guide to Sanskrit metrics and figures of speech can be used as a workbook for learning how to chant verses.

It includes fully-worked examples of the most popular types of book has six sections "Poetic elements in Sanskrit literature" explains the extensive use of 5/5(6). in the texts set for study in this module, to identify correctly features of Russian versification such as different types, meter.

rhyme, and stanza. to apply this knowledge of versification in commentary on a specific text or in a comparison of texts, explaining how the formal aspects identified enhance the effect of a poem.

Sanskrit literature, literary works written in Sanskrit constituting the main body of the classical literature of India.

Introduction. The literature is divided into two main periods—the Vedic (c–c B.C.), when the Vedic form of Sanskrit generally prevailed, and the Sanskrit (c B.C.–c.A.D.

), when classical Sanskrit (a development of Vedic) predominated. An elegant translation of the Sattasai. (or Seven Hundred), India s earliest collection of lyric poetry, Poems on Life and Love in Ancient India deals with love in its many aspects. Mostly narrated by women, the poems reveal the world of local Indian village life sometime between the third and fifth centuries.

The Sattasai. offers a more realistic. Before the establishment of written verse in the 17th century, there were three types of versification in Russian poetry. The first was the free verse of religious songs sung in church, sometimes called prayer-book verse (molitvoslovnyi stikh).

The second type was epic and lyric sung verse, which apparently occupied an intermediate position. Lyric poetry is a formal type of poetry which expresses personal emotions or feelings, typically spoken in the first person. The term derives from a form of Ancient Greek literature, the lyric, which was defined by its musical accompaniment, usually on a stringed instrument known as a lyre.

The term owes its importance in literary theory to the division developed by Aristotle between three broad categories of poetry: lyrical.

Pollock, Sheldon Ivan, Aspects of Versification in Sanskrit Lyric Poetry (American Oriental Series vol. 61), American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut,x + pp., $ Professor Pollock has made a major advance in the study of classical Sanskrit poetry.

This poet and dramatist is the author of the two best-known Sanskrit artistic epics, the Kumarasambhava and the Raghuvamsa. Lyric poetry has its individual traits, the most important of which is the refined elaboration of the single strophe, as opposed to continuous composition. Syllabus of Postgraduate Diploma in Sanskrit.

Introduction: The Postgraduate Diploma in Sanskrit is a one-year programme by coursework, which is designed for those who have a basic knowledge of Sanskrit and wish to improve it. Sheldon Pollock has 37 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Sheldon Pollock’s most popular book is Ramayana.): lyric poetry and narrative poetry. Lyric Poetry A lyric poem is a comparatively short, non-narrative poem in which a single speaker presents a state of mind or an emotional state. Lyric poetry retains some of the elements of song which is said to be its origin: For Greek writers the lyric was a song accompanied by the lyre.Two aspects of stanza form are particularly relevant for the analysis of poetry: First, a stanza form is always used to some purpose, it serves a specific function in each poem.

There are no general rules about such functions, the student or critic analysing the poem has to decide in each case afresh which is the function in the particular poem.