In Praise of Krishna by Edward C. Dimock
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In Praise of Krishna
By Edward C. Dimock

In Praise of Krishna

Songs from the Bengali

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In Praise of Krishna by Edward C. Dimock

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Arising out of a devotional and enthusiastic religious movement that swept across most of northern and eastern India in the period from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries, the powerful and moving lyrics collected and elegantly translated here depict the love of Radha for the god Krishna a love whose intensity and range of emotions trace the course of all true love between man and woman and between man and God. Intermingling physical and metaphysical imagery, the spiritual yearning for the divine is articulated in the passionate language of intense sensual desire for an irresistible but ultimately unpossessable lover, thus touching a resonant chord in our humanity."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226152318
ISBN-10: 0226152316
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 134mm x 8mm)
Pages: 118
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1981
Country of Publication: United States

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