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The Loves Of Krishna In Indian Painting And Poetry (Large Print Edition)

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The first book in English to provide a full and clear introduction to the imagery and verse related to one of the most significant of Indian gods. Archer's history of the depiction of Krishna's life and deeds traces the god's many aspects, from warrior to cowherd to prince. 39 plates of illustrations follow.
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Overview

The first book in English to provide a full and clear introduction to the imagery and verse related to one of the most significant of Indian gods. Archer's history of the depiction of Krishna's life and deeds traces the god's many aspects, from warrior to cowherd to prince. 39 plates of illustrations follow.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781426457203
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 1/11/2008
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
I Introduction 1
II The Mahabharata: Krishna the Hero 5
III The Bhagavata Purana: The Cowherd 14
i Birth and Early Adventures
ii The Loves of the Cowgirls
iii The Death of the Tyrant
IV The Bhagavata Purana: The Prince 37
i The Return to Court
ii Marriages and Offspring
iii Last Phases
iv The Purana Re-considered
V The Krishna of Poetry 60
i The Triumph of Radha
ii The Gita Govinda
iii Later Poetry
iv The Rasika Priya
VI The Krishna of Painting 81
Notes 103
Bibliography 109
Index 111
Plates and Commentary 117
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