History and development of Prakrit literature

Jain, Jagdish Chandra (1909-1994)

₹ 1095.00

Contents: (i) Evolution of the Prakrit languages. (ii) Religious literature in Prakrit: the contribution of the Jain thinkers. (iii) The canonical literature of the Digambaras. (iv) Post-colonical literature of the Svetambars. (v) Poetic composition in Prakrit. (vi) Narrative literature in Maharastri. (vii) Prakrit in Sanskrit drama. (viii) Grammar, prosody, lexicography and poetics. (ix) Secular literature. (x) A general survey.

ISBN 13: 9788173045370

ISBN 10: 8173045372

Year: 2004

Pages etc.: 520p., ind., 23cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): Linguistics

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