Jesse Ross Knutson, teacher and activist, is Assistant Professor of Sanskrit in the department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Into the Twilight of Sanskrit Court Poetry
Jesse Ross Knutson
At the turn of the twelfth century into the thirteenth, at the court of King Laksmanasena of Bengal, Sanskrit poetry showed profound and sudden changes as a new social scope enlarged and enriched h...
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