Dasarupaka (critical study)

by Anuru Ranjan Mishra | 2015 | 106,293 words

This page relates ‘Bhana (critical study)’ of the English study of the Dasarupaka of Dhananjaya: an important work on Hindu dramaturgy (Natya-shastra) from the tenth century dealing with the ten divisions of Sanskrit drama (nata), describing their technical aspects and essential dramaturgical principals. These ten types of drama are categorised based on the plot (vastu), hero (neta) and sentiment (rasa)

Chapter 2 - Bhāṇa (critical study)

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The present chapter on the Ubhayābhisārikā of Vararuci is an attempt to show how the Ubhayābhisārikā follows the rules of Bharata and Dhanañjaya regarding Bhāṇa. It will explain how the Ubhayābhisārikā is justified to be called a Bhāṇa.

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