The English translation, in the present edition is printed opposite to the corresponding Sanskrit text for immediate and ready reference. The topics viz. The Sanskrit drama Kalidasa s and Bhavabhuti Technical Remarks and the Time analysis of the play. From the introduction to the last edition are not included in the edition as, we feel , they are not required to be studied by the F.Y. arts students, for whom the present edition is mainly intoned. We hall now briefly consider Kalidasa s poetry, his style and diction in general. His poetic genius has brought Sanskrit poetry to the highest elegance and refinement.
M. R. Kale is famous for his excellence in Indian literature, linguistics and Sanskrit plays such as- The Mrichchhakarika of Sudraka, Abhijnana of Sakuntala, Meghaduta of Kalidasa etc