History of Sanskrit Literature by Arthur Anthony Macdonell-1900

In writing this history of Sanskrit literature, I have dwelt more on the life and thought of Ancient India, which that literature embodies, than would perhaps have appeared necessary in the case of a European literature. This I have done partly because Sanskrit literature, as representing an independent civilisation entirely different from that of the West, requires more explanation than most others; and partly because, owing to the remarkable continuity of Indian culture, the religious and social institutions of Modern India are constantly illustrated by those of the past.

Ramakrishna Kathamrita

The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna’ was written and published by Mahendranath Gupta (14 July 1854 – 4 June 1932) in 1897 in English. Later in the form of Ramakrishna Kathamrita (শ্রীশ্রীরামকৃষ্ণ-কথামৃত) , a monthly series were published in several Bengali…

Literary background of Roman world

Lucretius: The Nature of Things
Horace: We All Must Die
Epitaph from the tomb of a Roman wife
Ovid: Metamorphoses: Daedalus and Icarus
Propertius: Like Ariadne lying on the shore

India and its literary background

The Chandogya Upanishad on Brahman and Atman
The Upanishads on Karma and Reincarnation
The Bhagavad Gita
Sanskrit Poetry: Selections from the Treasury of Vidyakara
Vidyapati: Love Songs to Krishna

Gaudiya Vaishnava Literatures

গোবিন্দদাসের কড়চা (১৫১০—১৫১১ খৃঃ) জয়ানন্দের চৈতন্য-মঙ্গল (১৫৪০ খৃঃ)  বৃন্দাবন দাসের শ্রীচৈতন্য-ভাগবত (১৫০৭—১৫৮৯ খৃঃ)  লোচনদাসের চৈতন্য-মঙ্গল (১৫৩৭ খৃঃ)  নিত্যানন্দের প্রেমবিলাস (১৬শ শতাব্দী)  ঈশান নাগরের অদ্বৈত-প্রকাশ (১৫৬০ খৃঃ)  কৃষ্ণদাস কবিরাজের চৈতন্য-চরিতামৃত (১৬০৬—১৬১৫ খৃঃ)  কৃষ্ণদাসের ভক্তমাল (১৭শ শতাব্দী)  নরহরি চক্রবর্ত্তীর নরোত্তম-বিলাস (১৬১৪—১৬২৫ খৃঃ)…

Literary Terms

Action Ad Hominem Adage Adventure Allegory Alliteration Allusion Alter Ego Ambiguity Amplification Anachronism Anagram Analogy Anaphora Anecdote Antagonist Anthimeria Anthropomorphism Antithesis Antonomasia Aphorism Aphorismus Apologia Apologue Aporia Aposiopesis Appositive Archaism Archetype Argument Assonance Asyndeton Autobiography Bathos Burlesque Buzzword Cacophony Caesura…