By Rafael Yglesias
A satisfied Marriage is either intimate and expansive: it's the tale of Enrique Sabas and his spouse, Margaret, a singular that alternates among the romantic misadventures of the 1st weeks in their courtship and the ultimate months of Margaret's lifestyles as she says goodbye to her kinfolk, neighbors, and youngsters -- and to Enrique. Spanning thirty years, this achingly sincere tale is set what it ability for 2 humans to spend an entire life jointly -- and what makes a contented marriage.
Yglesias's profession as a novelist started in 1970 while he wrote an autobiographical novel at 16, hailed by means of critics for its beautiful and revelatory depiction of early life. A satisfied Marriage, his first paintings of fiction in 13 years, used to be encouraged via his courting together with his spouse, Margaret, who died in 2004. daring, elegiac, and emotionally suspenseful, although we all know what occurs, Yglesias's attractive novel will holiday each reader's center -- whereas encouraging we all with its clear-eyed evocation of the long-lasting price of marriage.
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B. CHATJDHURI in his numerous editions of subhasita-samgraha-s; J. B. CHATJDHXJBI described the MS. in R. C. Law Volume II (Poona 1946, p. ) an anonymous anthology of 74 verses (MS. R. 41 in the Bibliotheque de l'Universite de Lyon) which was partly edited by P. KEGNATJD in his Stances Sanskrites inedites d'apres un manuscrit de la Bibliotheque Universitaire de Lyon in Annuaire de la Faculte des Lettres de Lyon; fasc. 2 (1884) p. 1-22. This anthology is preserved in a beautifully written paper manuscript.
MS. BORI 204 of 1875-1876. Cf. J. CHATJDHURI, The Subhasitavali of Srlvara, in Indian Culture 12, 3, p. 130-9 and cf. S. CH. BANERJI, Cultural Heritage of Kashmir, Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar, Calcutta, p. 101-2. 98 The Padyavali. §rI-Krsna-Caitanya of Bengal, critically edited by S. K. DE, Dacca University, Oriental Publication Series no. 3, University of Dacca, 1934. 24 Subhasita, Gnomic and Didactic Literature their devotional character, most of the verses were usually not quoted in other anthologies with the exception of Harikavi's Subhasitaharavall, an anthology from the middle of the 17th century which borrowed 36 verses" from the work of Rupa Gosvamin.
The work contains 889 mostly descriptive verses many of which are ascribed to different poets (114). Several of these poets are probably contemporaneous to Venidatta who himself wrote many of the subhdsita-s quoted in the anthology (230); he was not a great poet and most of the verses written by him and included in the anthology are of no great value. According to Th. Aufrecht this anthology was composed in 1644 and according to Rajendralal Mitra in 1701118. The Padyamrta-taranginl of Haribhaskara, the son of Apajinanda (or Ajajibhatta) of the Kasyapa gotra and belonging to the family of Agnihota119, contains 301 mostly descriptive verses.
A Happy Marriage: A Novel by Rafael Yglesias