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The Poems of Ancient Tamil, Their Milieu and Their Sanskrit Counterparts

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Unknown Binding, 308 pages
Published December 31st 1975 by University of California Press (first published August 1975)
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Sundar
Sep 12, 2012 Sundar rated it really liked it
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George Hart comes up with certain surprising deductions about the influence of Tamil poetry and the Dravidian tradition on Sanskrit poetry. While I expected influence in terms of vocabulary, themes etc., he goes on to show that literary devices like suggestion come from the south. Reading this book, I also got a peek into Maharshtri and Telugu poetry. It is also a good way to learn about social, cultural and routine aspects of that period--even to know simple things like the cows being belled wa ...more
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