This paper takes into account the definition of the complex metaphor (ai. rūpaka) on the basis of Bhāmaha's definition (Kāvyālạ̜kāra 2.21). It involves the verbal form rūpyate, which is not so common in Sanskrit texts, while it is clearly focused on by the Buddhist tradition, in particular by Vasubandhu. A fresh proposal of interpretation of this rhetorical definition is thus advanced.

A dense definition of Rūpaka. What does Rūpyate mean in Bhāmaha's Kāvyālaṃkāra 2.21?

PONTILLO, TIZIANA
2015

Abstract

This paper takes into account the definition of the complex metaphor (ai. rūpaka) on the basis of Bhāmaha's definition (Kāvyālạ̜kāra 2.21). It involves the verbal form rūpyate, which is not so common in Sanskrit texts, while it is clearly focused on by the Buddhist tradition, in particular by Vasubandhu. A fresh proposal of interpretation of this rhetorical definition is thus advanced.
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Sanskrit language and literature, Technical literature, Rhetorical treatises, Poetics, Buddhist and Sanskrit traditions in comparison
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