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English-language translations of
अभिज्ञानशाकुन्तलम् (Śakuntalā)
by Kālidāsa

अभिज्ञानशाकुन्तलम् (Abhijñānaśākuntalam, "The Recognition of Śakuntalā") is a classical Sanskrit drama by Kālidāsa, and is regarded as a crowing achievement of Sanskrit literature.

English-language translations of अभिज्ञानशाकुन्तलम् include:
  • Sacontala; or, The Fatal Ring, translated from the Bengali recension by William Jones (1789)
    1st edition, Calcutta (1789)
    2nd edition, London (1790)
    3rd edition, London (1792) IA
    1870 London reprint, with modernized orthography.
    4th edition, Edinburgh (1796)
  • Śakoontalá; or, The Lost Ring, translated from the Devanāgarī recension by Monier Williams (1853)
    1st edition, Hertford (1853)
    2nd edition (1855)
    3rd edition (1856)
    4th edition, London (1872) (transcription project)
    New York (1885)
    5th edition (1887)
    6th edition (1890)
  • Sakuntala, a play in five acts, translated by J. G. Jennings (1902) IA

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