Shakespeare in Sanskrit?

Dipak Bhattacharya dbhattacharya200498 at YAHOO.COM
Fri Jan 28 15:48:46 UTC 2011

Thanks for this information. Something can still be done on this forgotten non-religious missionary who preceded Csoma di Körösi. 

--- On Wed, 26/1/11, Thrasher, Allen <athr at> wrote:

From: Thrasher, Allen <athr at>
Subject: RE: [INDOLOGY] Shakespeare in Sanskrit?
To: "'Dipak Bhattacharya'" <dbhattacharya200498 at YAHOO.COM>, "INDOLOGY at" <INDOLOGY at>
Date: Wednesday, 26 January, 2011, 9:13 PM

I stumbled across one example of Lebedev's translation work about a year ago and asked the catalogers to improve the record.  Here is what we have of his.  I have not investigated in WorldCat or elsewhere whether he did any further translations of dramas.


LC Control No.:       75904608 
Personal Name:     Jodrell, Richard Paul, 1745-1831. 
Uniform Title:     Disguise. Bengali
Main Title:        Kālpanika saṃbadala : Em. Joḍarela biracita "Di
                      ḍisgāija" nāṭakera Ji. Es. Lebeḍepha kr̥ta
                      baṅgānubāda / Śrīmadanamohana Gosvāmī
Published/Created: Kalikātā : Yādabapura Biśvabidyālaẏa, 1963.
Related Names:     Lebedev, Gerasim Stepanovich, 1749-1817. 
                   Gosvāmī, Madanamohana.
                   Joḍarela, Em.
Related Titles:    Disguise.
Description:       7, 143 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes:             Added t.p. in English: The Disguise: a comedy.
                   Reproduced from a microfilm copy of a ms. preserved in the
                      Central Dept. of Archives of the U.S.S.R., Moscow.
                   In Bengali and English.
LC Classification: PR3519.J6 D513 1963
Other System No.:  (OCoLC)19363126
CALL NUMBER:       PR3519.J6 D513 1963
                   Copy 1

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