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Indian Literary Criticism: Theory and Interpretation
Indian Literary Criticism: Theory and Interpretation
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From the Jacket:

"Contemporary Indians", says G.N. Devy, "seem to be afflicted by a sense of amnesia in relation to literary history." 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. This volume takes a step towards providing it and giving teachers, students and scholars-in-the-making easy access to some of the key concepts and ideas in the Indian tradition of literary theorizing. In doing so it brings together in one volume some of the most significant literary thinkers in the Indian tradition of the last two millennia.

About the Author:

G.N. Devy (b. 1950) was educated at Shivaji University, Kolhapur and the University of Leeds, UK. Among his many academic assignments, he has held fellowships at Leeds and yale Universities and has been a Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow (1994-96). He was Professor of English at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (1992-96).

His After Amnesia - Tradition and Change in Indian Literary Criticism (Orient Longman 1992/1995) was given the sahitya Akademi Award for 1993.

G.N. Devy is at present Chairman of the Bhasha Research and Publication Centre, Baroda, as well as Director of the Tribal Training Academy at Tejgadh in Gujarat. He was given the SAARC Writers Foundation Award 2001 for his contribution to Indian criticism.

CONTENTS

Prefacexi

Part I: Theory

HARATAMUNI
On Natya and Rasa: Aesthetics of Dramatic Experience
 From the Natyasastra (3rd century or older)
 Translated from Sanskrit by G.K. Bhatt
3
THOLKAPPIYAR
On Diction and Syntax
 From the Tholkappiyam (4th century or older)
 Translated from Tamil by S. Ilakkuvanar
15
BHARTRHARI
On Syntax and Meaning
 From the Vakyapadiya (5th century)
 Translated from Sanskrit by K. Raghavan Pillai
19
DANDIN
Sarga-bandha: Epic Poetry
 From the Kavyadarsa (7th Century)
 Translated from sanskrit by V.V. Sastrulu
26
ANANDAVARDHANA
Dhvani: Structure of Poetic Meaning
 From the Dhvanyaloka (9th century)
 Translated from Sanskrit by K. Krishnamoorthy
31
DHANANJAYA
Definitions and Descriptions in Drama
 From the Dasarupa (10th Century)
 Translated from Sanskrit by George G.O. Hass
41
KUNTAKA
Language of Poetry and Metaphor
 From the Vakrokti-Jivita (Late 10th Century)
 Translated from sanskrit by K. Krishnamoorthy
46
ABHINAVAGUPTA
 On Santarasa: Aesthetic Equipoise
 Translated from Sanskrit by J.L. Masson & M.V. Patwardhan
61
JNANESVARA
Invocations
 
From the Bhavarthadipika (1290)
 Translated from Marathi by R.K. Bhagwat
74
AMIR KHUSRAU
Multilingual Literary Culture
 From the Nuh Siphir (1318)
 Translated from Persian by R. Nath & Faiyaz 'Gwaliari'
92
RUPA GOSWAMI
The Bhaktirasa
 From the Bhaktirasamrtasindhuh (Early 16th Century)
 Translated from sanskrit by Tridandi Swami Bhakti Hrdaya Bon Maharaja
96
KESHAVADASA
Kinds of Poetry & Defects of Poetry
 From the Rasikapriya (Early 17th Century)
 Translated from Hindi by K.P. Bahadur
100
AL-BADAONI
Excerpts from the Tawarikh
 From Muntakhabu-'t-Tawarikh (1595)
 Translated from Persian by Wolseley Haig
108
MIRZA ASADULLAH KHAN GHALIB
Poetry as Freedom
 Excerpts from Letters (19th Century)
 translated from Urdu by Sardar Jafri & Qurratulain Hyder
134
RABINDRANATH TAGORE
What is Art? (1917)
137
SRI AUROBINDO
The Sources of Poetry (1897)
The Essence of Poetry (1919)
153
BALKRISHNA SITARAM MARDHEKAR
Poetry and Aesthetic Theory (1954)
164
KRISHNA RAYAN
What is Literariness? (1991)
177
SURESH JOSHI
On Interpretation
 From Chintayami Manasa
 Translated from Gujarati by Upendrananavati
184
BHALCHANDRA NEMADE
The Marathi Novel 1950-1975 (1981)
 Translated from Marathi by G.N. Devy
192
GAYATRI CHAKRAVORTY SPIVAK
A Literary Representation of the Subaltern:
 Mahasweta Devi's Stanadayini (1987)
220
AIJAZ AHMAD
Orientalism and After: Ambivalence & 
 Cosmopolitan Location in the Work of Edward Said (1992)
259

Part II: Interpretation

K. KRISHNAMOORTHY
 Sanskrit Poetics: An Overview
317
M. HIRIYANNA
The Number of Rasas
343
A.K. RAMANUJAN
On Ancient Tamil Poetics
346
BIMAL KRISHNA MATILAL
Bhartrhari's View of Sphota
375
R.B. PATANKAR
Aesthetics: Some Important Problems
389
SUDHIR KAKAR
Cults and Myths of Krishna
417

Indian Literary Criticism: Theory and Interpretation

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From the Jacket:

"Contemporary Indians", says G.N. Devy, "seem to be afflicted by a sense of amnesia in relation to literary history." 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. This volume takes a step towards providing it and giving teachers, students and scholars-in-the-making easy access to some of the key concepts and ideas in the Indian tradition of literary theorizing. In doing so it brings together in one volume some of the most significant literary thinkers in the Indian tradition of the last two millennia.

About the Author:

G.N. Devy (b. 1950) was educated at Shivaji University, Kolhapur and the University of Leeds, UK. Among his many academic assignments, he has held fellowships at Leeds and yale Universities and has been a Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow (1994-96). He was Professor of English at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (1992-96).

His After Amnesia - Tradition and Change in Indian Literary Criticism (Orient Longman 1992/1995) was given the sahitya Akademi Award for 1993.

G.N. Devy is at present Chairman of the Bhasha Research and Publication Centre, Baroda, as well as Director of the Tribal Training Academy at Tejgadh in Gujarat. He was given the SAARC Writers Foundation Award 2001 for his contribution to Indian criticism.

CONTENTS

Prefacexi

Part I: Theory

HARATAMUNI
On Natya and Rasa: Aesthetics of Dramatic Experience
 From the Natyasastra (3rd century or older)
 Translated from Sanskrit by G.K. Bhatt
3
THOLKAPPIYAR
On Diction and Syntax
 From the Tholkappiyam (4th century or older)
 Translated from Tamil by S. Ilakkuvanar
15
BHARTRHARI
On Syntax and Meaning
 From the Vakyapadiya (5th century)
 Translated from Sanskrit by K. Raghavan Pillai
19
DANDIN
Sarga-bandha: Epic Poetry
 From the Kavyadarsa (7th Century)
 Translated from sanskrit by V.V. Sastrulu
26
ANANDAVARDHANA
Dhvani: Structure of Poetic Meaning
 From the Dhvanyaloka (9th century)
 Translated from Sanskrit by K. Krishnamoorthy
31
DHANANJAYA
Definitions and Descriptions in Drama
 From the Dasarupa (10th Century)
 Translated from Sanskrit by George G.O. Hass
41
KUNTAKA
Language of Poetry and Metaphor
 From the Vakrokti-Jivita (Late 10th Century)
 Translated from sanskrit by K. Krishnamoorthy
46
ABHINAVAGUPTA
 On Santarasa: Aesthetic Equipoise
 Translated from Sanskrit by J.L. Masson & M.V. Patwardhan
61
JNANESVARA
Invocations
 
From the Bhavarthadipika (1290)
 Translated from Marathi by R.K. Bhagwat
74
AMIR KHUSRAU
Multilingual Literary Culture
 From the Nuh Siphir (1318)
 Translated from Persian by R. Nath & Faiyaz 'Gwaliari'
92
RUPA GOSWAMI
The Bhaktirasa
 From the Bhaktirasamrtasindhuh (Early 16th Century)
 Translated from sanskrit by Tridandi Swami Bhakti Hrdaya Bon Maharaja
96
KESHAVADASA
Kinds of Poetry & Defects of Poetry
 From the Rasikapriya (Early 17th Century)
 Translated from Hindi by K.P. Bahadur
100
AL-BADAONI
Excerpts from the Tawarikh
 From Muntakhabu-'t-Tawarikh (1595)
 Translated from Persian by Wolseley Haig
108
MIRZA ASADULLAH KHAN GHALIB
Poetry as Freedom
 Excerpts from Letters (19th Century)
 translated from Urdu by Sardar Jafri & Qurratulain Hyder
134
RABINDRANATH TAGORE
What is Art? (1917)
137
SRI AUROBINDO
The Sources of Poetry (1897)
The Essence of Poetry (1919)
153
BALKRISHNA SITARAM MARDHEKAR
Poetry and Aesthetic Theory (1954)
164
KRISHNA RAYAN
What is Literariness? (1991)
177
SURESH JOSHI
On Interpretation
 From Chintayami Manasa
 Translated from Gujarati by Upendrananavati
184
BHALCHANDRA NEMADE
The Marathi Novel 1950-1975 (1981)
 Translated from Marathi by G.N. Devy
192
GAYATRI CHAKRAVORTY SPIVAK
A Literary Representation of the Subaltern:
 Mahasweta Devi's Stanadayini (1987)
220
AIJAZ AHMAD
Orientalism and After: Ambivalence & 
 Cosmopolitan Location in the Work of Edward Said (1992)
259

Part II: Interpretation

K. KRISHNAMOORTHY
 Sanskrit Poetics: An Overview
317
M. HIRIYANNA
The Number of Rasas
343
A.K. RAMANUJAN
On Ancient Tamil Poetics
346
BIMAL KRISHNA MATILAL
Bhartrhari's View of Sphota
375
R.B. PATANKAR
Aesthetics: Some Important Problems
389
SUDHIR KAKAR
Cults and Myths of Krishna
417

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