A Glossary of Indian Figures of Speech.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gerow, Edwin.
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 1971.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Publications in near and Middle East Studies. Series A Series
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • (I) The Problem
  • (a) Poetic as Aesthetic Psychology
  • (b) Poetic as Rhetoric
  • (c) The Notion of Alamkāra
  • (II) History of the Search for System
  • (a) Arthaśabda
  • (b) The Criteria of Differentiation
  • (c) An Alternative System: The Stylistic Argument
  • (d) Rudrata: The First Systematist
  • (i) Simile
  • (ii) Hyperbole
  • (iii) Pun: śleṣa
  • (iv) Svabhāvokti
  • (e) Poetic as an Intellectual Discipline
  • (III) The System of Figures
  • (a) The Question of Infinitude
  • (b) The System
  • (IV) The Adequacy of the Ālamkārika Poetic
  • (a) Kāvya
  • (b) Nāṭya
  • (c) The Religious Lyric
  • (V) Conclusion
  • (VI) Scope of the Glossary
  • (VII) Method of the Glossary
  • Postscript
  • A Glossary of Indian Figures of Speech
  • Numbers and Abbreviations Used
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Figures.