This indicates toward the vast scope of classical Sanskrit
texts for developing methodology of theory building.
In other words, even at an early stage of the development of classical Sanskrit
literature, there was a reasonably clear understanding of the separate sphere of lok culture.
The construction and development of the Sadharanikaran Model of Communication (SMC) and further research on it (Adhikary, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010a, 2010b, 2010c, 2011a, 2011b, 2011c, 2012a, 2012b), and construction of a new communication model based on the Bhatta School of Mimamsa philosophy (Adhikary, 2012c) imply that Vedic Hinduism and classical Sanskrit
texts can contribute to the communication discipline from various dimensions.
Both volumes otherwise concern antiquity, but the larger topics treated overlap significantly only in one area, Classical Sanskrit
poetry and poetics, the specialty of the editor of both volumes, David Shulman.
modern Hebrew, the syntax of classical Greek infinitives, Latin object and subject infinitive clauses, Latin word order, classical Sanskrit
and the properties of free word order languages, and a particular coordination structure of Indo-European flavor.
Treating topics from the store house of classical Sanskrit
is one of the characteristic features of Nepali literature.
Krishnamachariar explains in his History of Classical Sanskrit
Literature (1972: 184) that Krsn[a.
After a discussion of the impact of the Western discovery of Sanskrit, detailed discussions focus on Vedic rather than classical Sanskrit
, and core segments of philology, the edition of texts, textual criticism and analysis, and translation hardly come in.
Interestingly, the focus is not on love as it has been expressed in classical Sanskrit
or Tamil poetry, or in devotional bhakti poetry, even though there is one article on love in early medieval Sanskrit dramas.
influenced by the Kusana kings, composed in the highly condensed and telegraphic sutra style of classical Sanskrit
, and frequently resorting to Samkhya-like classifications and lists.
Then he discusses the evidence for compound-like structures with multiple members in Old Tamil, and suggests that the emergence of lengthy nominal compounds first of all in Prakrit, and then in certain literary genres of Classical Sanskrit
(earliest securely datable examples from the Rudradaman I inscription) may be attributed to bilingualism and cultural exchanges between Indo-Aryans and Dravidian speakers in the post-Vedic and early Classical period.
The development from Vedic to Classical Sanskrit
shows much morphological restructuring and regularization, but no sound laws, contrary to what one would expect to find in a language that was natively transmitted for seven hundred or so years.
Hart's "Syntax and Perspective in Tamil and Classical Sanskrit
Poetry," and Alexander Dubyanski's "The Tamil Literary Background of the Sakuntala Natakam"--explore in careful detail the relationship of Sanskrit and Tamil literary forms and images, a discussion that has, in other circles, often been unfortunately tinged by Dravidian political aspirations.
The Clay Sanskrit Library (eventually to number "one-hundred volumes") aims "to introduce Classical Sanskrit
Literature to a wide international readership" (Clay Website).
In Classical Sanskrit
the term vihara would have meant, and continued to mean, "walking or touring for pleasure"--this is the only sense in which Asoka uses the term (3)--or "sport, play, pastime, or diversion," or "a "place of recreation, pleasure-ground.