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A Vaisnava Poet in Early Modern Bengal: Kavikarnapura's Splendour of Speech

ISBN : 9780198827108

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¥13,695
Author: 
Rembert Lutjeharms
Pages
400 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Aug 2018
Series
Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs
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This is the first in-depth study of the literary works of the sixteenth-century Sanskrit poet and theologian Kavikarnapura, one of the most important poets of the Vaisnava devotional tradition inspired by Sri Krsna Caitanya.

Index: 

Introduction
1 On Kavikarṇapūra
2 On Doctrine and Devotion
3 On Rasa
4 On Poetic Language
5 On Defining Poetry
6 On the Vṛndāvana of Bliss
7 On the Rasa of Love
Bibliography

About the author: 

Rembert Lutjeharms is a librarian and research fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, and a tutor in Hinduism at the Faculty of Theology & Religion of the University of Oxford. The main subject of his research is the early intellectual history of the Caitanya Vaisnava tradition. He is also an editor of the Journal of Hindu Studies.

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