CONTENTS:- I. Classical Sanskrit. II. The Predecessors of Kalidasa. III. Kalidasa. IV. Post-Kalidasa Epic. V. Historical Kavya. VI. The Prose Romance and the Campu. VII. The Popular Tale. VIII. The Didctic Fable. IX. Lyric and Gnomic Verse. X. Theories of Poetry.
The Present work titled, "classical Sanskrit Literature: is grouped in ten Chapters, starting with classical Sanskrit and ending with the theories of poetry. In between the author makes an effort to deal with the predecessors of Kalidasa, Kalidasa the post-Kalidasa epic, the historical Kavyas, the prose romance and the champu, the popular tale, the diadactic fable and the lyric and gnomic verse.