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Published: 15 September 2011

352 Pages

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780198069126

Bookseller Code (06)

The Oxford Anthology of Bhakti Literature

Andrew Schelling

  • Maps Bhakti poetry from 100 BCE to 20th century
  • All major poets represented-Kabir, Mirabai, Tulsidas, Surdas, Vidyapati, Chandidas, Ramprasad Sen, Namdev, Ramprasad Sen, and many others
  • Includes the major trends of Bhakti poetry--Vaishnava, Shakta, Bauls, Virashaiva, Alvar
  • Translations by A.K. Ramanujan, Vidya Dehejia, Susan Daniels, William J. Jackson, Dilip Chitre, Ananda Coomaraswamy, and others
  • With comprehensive Introduction and perceptive introductory notes for each poet
  • Special appendix, Statements on poetry, Glossary, and Bibliography

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