Vakroktijivita, Vakroktijīvita: 4 definitions
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Kavyashastra (science of poetry)Source: Shodhganga: Kuntakas evaluation of Sanskrit literature
Vakroktijīvita (वक्रोक्तिजीवित) by Kuntaka represents a classic in Sanskrit poetics contains, apart from a novel literary theory, much analysis and evaluation of Sanskrit literature, which is accepted by the world of connoisseurs.—Kuntaka wrote his Vakroktijīvita in 10th Century C.E., in between the composition of the two poetic texts Dhvanyāloka and Vyaktiviveka. He propounds vakrokti school of Sanskrit literary criticism. Vakrokti is the imaginative turn given to expressions (vaidagdhyabhaṅgībhaṇiti). This unique poetic text discusses the six varieties of figurativeness propounded by Kuntaka in four unmeṣas. They are 1. Phonetic figurativeness 2. Lexical figurativeness 3. Grammatical figurativeness 4. Sentential figurativeness 5. Contextual figurativeness and 6. Compositional figurativeness.
Kavyashastra (काव्यशास्त्र, kāvyaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian tradition of poetry (kavya). Canonical literature (shastra) of the includes encyclopedic manuals dealing with prosody, rhetoric and various other guidelines serving to teach the poet how to compose literature.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Vakroktijīvita (वक्रोक्तिजीवित) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—alaṃk. Quoted in Alaṃkārasarvasva Oxf. 210^a, in Sāhityadarpaṇa p. 4, by Ratnakaṇṭha Peters. 2, 17.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vakroktijīvita (वक्रोक्तिजीवित):—[=vakrokti-jīvita] [from vakrokti > vakra > vaṅk] n. Name of [work]
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Alamkaras mentioned by Vamana (by Pratim Bhattacharya)
9: Alaṃkāra-śāstra according to Kuntaka (10th century) < [Chapter 2 - The concept of alaṃkāra in Sanskrit Poetics]
17 : Definition of Krama Alaṃkāra < [Chapter 4 - Arthālaṃkāras mentioned by Vāmana]
14: Definition of Ananvaya Alaṃkāra < [Chapter 4 - Arthālaṃkāras mentioned by Vāmana]
Kuntaka’s evaluation of Sanskrit literature (by Nikitha. M)
Origin and development of Sanskrit poetics < [Introduction]
2. The concept of vakrokti in earlier poeticians < [Chapter 1 - Vakroktijīvita: A Synoptic Survey]
3.1. Purpose of poetry according to Kuntaka < [Chapter 1 - Vakroktijīvita: A Synoptic Survey]
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 10 - Vakroktijīvita of Kuntaka < [Chapter 2 - A General Outlines of Sanskrit Poetics]
Part 5 - Vakrokti theory and position of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā < [Chapter 4 - Position of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā in Sanskrit Poetics]
Alaṃkāra (1): Vakrokti < [Chapter 3 - Contribution of Rājaśekhara to Sanskrit Poetics]
Vasudevavijaya of Vasudeva (Study) (by Sajitha. A)
Malatimadhava (study) (by Jintu Moni Dutta)
Part 3.1-2 - Definition of Rīti (the mode of arranging words) < [Chapter 2 - Literary Study of the Mālatīmādhava]
Part 1b - The Date of Bhavabhūti < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]