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The Kāvyaprakāśa is an alaṃkāraśāstra work discussing theories of poetry. It is one of the most important works in the alaṃkāraśāstra. Its author is Mammaṭa.
The Vyaktiviveka is an important work in the Sanskrit poetics tradition (alaṃkāraśāstra). Its author is Mahimabhaṭṭa.
The Vyaktivivekavicāra is a commentary by Ruyyaka on the Vyaktiviveka.
Mahimabhaṭṭa was from Kashmir.
Mammaṭa was from Kashmir.
Ruyyaka was from Kashmir. Ruyyaka also authored the Alaṅkārasarvasva and the Kāvyaprakāśasaṃketa (a commentary on the Kāvyaprakāśa). Ruyyaka was the teacher of Maṅkha (the author of the Śrīkaṇṭhaca...
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Shen, Yiming (2021). 'Alaṃkāraśāstra'.
. First published on 29 Jun 2021. Last updated on 08 Sep 2021.