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Published: 15 January 2015

352 Pages | 33 illus.


ISBN: 9780199976423

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Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat

A Legacy of Bhakti in Songs and Stories

Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

  • First English-language study of an important bhakti poet from western India (an important inspirational figure for Gandhi)
  • Use of an indigenous concept, rasa, to examine the popularity of a saint-poet's songs and hagiography
  • Analyzes new methods of circulation of the songs and stories (including Internet sources such as YouTube)

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