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Language  Gujarati
Dewey Decimal  891.471
Originally published  1923
Genre  Sonnet
OCLC  22860996
Media type  Print
LC Class  PK1859.B456 P8
Author  Kavi Kant
Country  India
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Subject  tragedy of love and life
Publisher  Munikumar Manishankar Bhatt
Similar  Saraswatichandra, Hind Swaraj or, Kadambari

Purvalap (Gujarati: પૂર્વાલાપ) is a posthumous collection of poems by Manishankar Ratnji Bhatt, also known as Kavi Kant, published in 1923. Kant has evolved a new form of Khandkavya by blending the Greek and Sanskrit concepts of tragedy. Kant has given many literary significant poems by this book such as Vasant vijay, Chakravakmithun, Devyani and Sagar ane Shashi.


The poems of this book mainly deals with the fusion of personal life and impersonal pursuit. The poem Vasant vijay deals with a significant moment before Pandu's death. It deals with cursed Pandu's sexual desire with his wife Madri resulting in his death. Another poems namely Chakravakmithun is based on a popular myth of Chakravaks, the bird pair, doomed to be separated every evening. There are few more poems, such as Viprayoga, Manohar murti and Apni rat which express intensity of love for his wife.


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