Hindi Poetry in a Musical Genre
By (author) Lalita du Perron
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Hindi Poetry in a Musical Genre by Lalita du Perron
Book DescriptionIndian classical music has long been fascinating to Western audiences, most prominently since the Beatles' sessions with Ravi Shankar in the 1960s. This fascination with the musical genre still prevails in the twenty-first century. Hindi Poetry in a Musical Genre examines Thumri Lyrics, a major genre of Hindustani music, from a primarily linguistic perspective. On a cultural level, it discusses the interface between devotional and secular poetry. Furthermore, it explains the impact of social and political change on the musical life on North India. Well-written and thoroughly researched, this book is a valuable contribution to the field of South Asian studies. It will be interesting to academics across the discipline, including linguistics, politics, sociology, cultural and gender studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415394468
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lalita du Perron
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Author Biography - Lalita du Perron
Lalita du Perron received her PhD from SOAS, University of London. She is currently a Research Fellow at the Department of Music, SOAS, and she specialises in music and poetry of the classics of Hindustani music 1903-75.
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