Mother of My Heart, Daughter of My Dreams: Kali and Uma in the Devotional Poetry of Bengal

Mother of My Heart, Daughter of My Dreams: Kali and Uma in the Devotional Poetry of Bengal

by Rachel Fell McDermott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195134354

ISBN-13: 9780195134353

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book chronicles the rise of goddess worship in the region of Bengal from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present. Focusing on the goddesses Kali and Uma, McDermott examines lyrical poems written by devotees from Ramprasad Sen (ca. 1718-1775) to Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976).

Overview

This book chronicles the rise of goddess worship in the region of Bengal from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present. Focusing on the goddesses Kali and Uma, McDermott examines lyrical poems written by devotees from Ramprasad Sen (ca. 1718-1775) to Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195134353
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

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