Tales from the Kathasaritsagara (Hardcover)

Tales from the Kathasaritsagara By Arshia Sattar (Other), Somadeva Cover Image
By Arshia Sattar (Other), Somadeva
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Literally translated as "ocean of the sea of stories, " the Kathasaritasagara is a collection of stories of the ancient Hindu world. It was written by Somadeva in the 11th century. Unlike those more familiar classics, this work contains no hidden moral lessons. Instead, it is an uninhibited and beautiful celebration of earthly life.

About the Author

Arshia Sattar works with myths, epics and the story traditions of the Indian sub-continent, most particularly with the Sanskrit text of Valmiki's Ramayana. She writes about and teaches classical Indian literatures at various institutions in India and abroad and has recently published books based on Hindu myths and epics for younger readers. Her previous acclaimed translations at Rowman & Littlefield include Valmiki's Uttara Kanda: The Book of Answers and Valmiki's Ramayana.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781538184257
ISBN-10: 1538184257
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: October 16th, 2023
Pages: 248
Language: English