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The shattered thigh and the other Mahābhārata plays of Bhasa

by BhaМ„sa.

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Published by Penguin Books India in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bhāsa -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMahābhārata., Shattered thigh and other plays., Shattered thigh & other plays.
    Statementtranslated from the original Sanskrit with an introduction by A.N.D. Haksar.
    ContributionsHaksar, A. N. D., 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK3791.B4 A25 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 117 p. ;
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1060599M
    ISBN 100140178376
    LC Control Number93905814
    OCLC/WorldCa31264160

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The shattered thigh and the other Mahābhārata plays of Bhasa by BhaМ„sa. Download PDF EPUB FB2

I heard a lot about the great Sanskrit Playwright Bhasa's plays especially "Urubhangam" (Shattered Thigh) and Karnabharam (Karna's Burden). But due to lack of knowledge of the language it was hard for me to go through the plays.

Moreover, I was looking for a book which gives some light on the sanskrit plays of the 2nd century era/5. Of the six plays in this collection four-The Middle One, The Envoy, The Message and Karna’s Burden-are one-act plays evoking tragic and heroic emotions.

Five Nights and The Shattered Thigh have three and two acts respectively. The latter is a tragedy in which the hero dies on stage, an innovation that is very unusual in Sanskrit drama. Shattered thigh and the other Mahābhārata plays of Bhasa.

New Delhi: Penguin Books India, (OCoLC) Online version: Bhāsa. Shattered thigh and the other Mahābhārata plays of Bhasa. New Delhi: Penguin Books India, (OCoLC) Named Person: Bhāsa; Bhāsa. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bhāsa.; A N. “The Shattered Thigh and Other Plays” is a compilation of six of Bhasa’s plays, all of them tied in to the Mahabharatha.

As the introduction reveals, the works of Bhasa were thought lost until palm leaf manuscripts of his plays were discovered in the Malayalam script.

The Shattered Thigh & Other Plays - Kindle edition by Haksa, A N, Haskar, A N D. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Shattered Thigh & Other Plays/5(2).

C.R. Devadhar, Ūrubhaṅgam (Breaking of thighs) A Sanskrit One-act play attributed to Bhasa Critically edited with Introduction, Notes and Translation, Poona: Oriental Book Agency, Poona Oriental Series No, C.R.

Devadhar, Bhāsanāṭakacakram Plays Ascribed to Bhāsa, Poona: (reprinted, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, ). King Harsha's play, composed in the seventh century, re-examines the Buddhist tale of a magician prince who makes the ultimate sacrifice to save a hostage snake (naga).

The Shattered Thighs, attributed to Bhasa, the illustrious predecessor to ancient Kali-dasa, transforms a crucial episode of the Maha-bhárata. The latest in the series travels much further back in time: The Shattered Thigh and Other Plays (translated by A N D Haksar; Rs ) collects six plays by the great Sanskrit dramatist Bhasa, who lived around 2, years ago.

There is no consensus on the exact dates, but it's known that Bhasa preceded Kalidasa, who praised him in the prologue of. Bhasa's Mahabharata plays Just out: a new edition of The Shattered Thigh and Other Plays, an English translation (by A N D Haksar) of six plays by the great Sanskrit dramatist Bhasa.

These are all based on episodes in the Mahabharata. Urubhanga or Urubhangam, (Devanagari: ऊरुभङ्गम्), (English: The Breaking of the Thighs) is a Sanskrit play written by Bhasa in the 2nd or 3rd century CE. Based on the well-known epic, the Mahābhārata, by Vyasa, Urubhanga focuses on the story of the character Duryodhana during and after his fight with Bhima.

Although Urubhanga contains the same core storyline as that in the. DOI: /1bmzmp “The Shattered Thighs” (Ūrubhaṅga) is a one-act play based on the “Mahabhárata.” One of seven plays by Bhasa that share this source, it explores the duel between Bhima and Duryódhana that is the penultimate action of the great war at the core of the epic.

Bhasa, Nehru and NRIs Randeep Wadehra. The shattered thigh and other plays by Bhasa (translation A.N.D. Haksar) Penguin. Pages: xxx+ Rs BHASA would have remained an enigma of Sanskrit. King Harsha's play, composed in the seventh century, re-examines the Buddhist tale of a magician prince who makes the ultimate sacrifice to save a hostage snake (naga).

The Shattered Thighs, attributed to Bhasa, the illustrious predecessor to ancient Kali*dasa, transforms a. Two tragic plays that break the rules: both show the hero dying on stage, a scenario forbidden in Sanskrit dramaturgy. King Harsha's play, composed in the seventh century, re-examines the Buddhist tale of a magician prince who makes the ultimate sacrifice to save a hostage snake (naga).The Shattered Thighs, attributed to Bhasa, the illustrious predecessor to ancient Kalidasa, transforms a Reviews: 1.

The Shattered Thigh and Other Plays by Bhasa A.N.D. Haksar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The recovery of the long-lost plays of Bhasa and their subsequent publication though a landmark for the history of Sanskrit dramatic literature yet it invited a storm of controversy, because the manuscripts of the thirteen plays bear o name of T.

Ganapati Sahstri that the plays were written by Bhasa while scholars of eminence like Ramavatar Sharma. - Bhasa is one of the earliest and most celebrated Indian playwrights in Sanskrit, predating Kalidasa.

The plays of Bhasa had been lost for centuries, until the manuscripts were rediscovered in the early 20th century. He was known only from the mentions in other works like the text Kavyamimamsa on poetics written during AD.

Bhasa, the 2nd- or 3rd-century CE Sanskrit playwright, wrote two plays on episodes in the Marabharata, Urubhanga (Broken Thigh), about the fight between Duryodhana and Bhima, while Madhyamavyayoga (The Middle One) set around Bhima and his son, Ghatotkacha.

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