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Published: 14 March 2013

304 Pages | 3 in-text illustrations


ISBN: 9780199699735

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Madly after the Muses

Bengali Poet Michael Madhusudan Datta and his Reception of the Graeco-Roman Classics

Alexander Riddiford

Classical Presences

  • Adds a unique chapter to the history of classics and classical reception in India
  • Introduces new texts, many not previously translated into English, and contexts to postcolonial studies
  • Sheds light on a key nineteenth-century Indian poet and Bengali literary history