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Study of Stolen Love

Buck, David C.


This is the first complete English translation of an important work of Tamil poetics. Composed in southern India around the eighth century CE, this is a commentary structured around 60 verses of uncertain origin on the poetry of love. The commentary also includes hundreds of illustrative poems drawn from various Tamil literary periods ranging from the very earliest through the eighth century.

Additional Information

  • Paperback
  • 352 Pages
  • Published: January 1997
  • ISBN: 0788503324
  • Series: Texts & Translations

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