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Kalidas - Shakuntala

Kalidas - Shakuntala

  • Author: Translated by Arthur W. Ryder

Shakuntala Kalidasa Publications Sanskrit Series Cambridge, Ontario 1999 DRAMATIS PERSONAE King Dushyanta. Bharata, nicknamed All-tamer, his son. Madhavya, a clown, his companion. His charioteer. Raivataka, a door-keeper. Bhadrasena, a general. Karabhaka, a servant. Parvatayana, a chamberlain. Somarata, a chaplain. Kanva, hermit-father. Sharngarava, Sharadvata, Harita, his pupils. Durvasas, an irascible sage. The chief police. Suchaka, Januka, Policemen. A fisherman. Shakuntala, foster-child of Kanva. Anusuya, Priyamvada, her friends. Gautami, hermit-mother. Kashyapa, father of the gods. Aditi, mother of the gods. Matali, charioteer of heaven s king. Galava, a Pupil in heaven. Mishrakeshi, a heavenly nymph. Stage-director and actress in the prologue, hermits and hermit-women, two court poets, palace attendants, invisible fairies.

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