dition endea-vours to give as definitive a text as possible today, free from inaccuracies of the earlier editions based on scant MS. material.
The English translation is at once close to the original and interesting to an average English reader, avoiding intrusion of too many Sanskrit technical terms.
It is mainly designed for the use of Indian University students who study it as a prescribed text. Useful notes are added to help their understanding of the problems in the light of up-to-date research.
It should be equally rewarding for the reader interested in comparative criticism.