Rasa in the Abhinavabhāratī of Abhinavagupta
Michaelmas Term, 2008
Dr Vincenzo Vergiani will hold a weekly seminar for advanced students in Sanskrit on the notion of Rasa (aesthetic experience) in chap. 6 of the Abhinavabhāratī of Abhinavagupta, based on the reading of selected passages in the text.
The seminar will be conducted by Dr Vergiani in collaboration with Mr Daniele Cuneo, a visiting PhD student from the University "La Sapienza", Rome, who is working on Abhinavagupta's aesthetic theory for his doctoral research under the supervision of Prof. Raffaele Torella.