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Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams : Kālī and Umā in the devotional poetry of Bengal

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Fell McDermott
ISBN: 0195134354 9780195134353
OCLC Number: 43083451
Description: xvii, 437 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The historical background in Bengal --
Building fences with Kālī: Rāmprasād Sen and the popularization of the Tantric goddess --
"Born in Rāmprasād's line to revive Bhakti": Sādhaka Kamalākānta --
Inheritors of tradition: floating in the Śākta stream --
Setting the literary and religious scene in eighteenth-century Bengal --
Dancing on the heart-lotus: Kālī and the Rāmprasāds of Bengali literature --
Keeping the legacy alive: Kamalākānta Bhaṭṭācārya and the Śākta Pādāvali tradition --
"Mā, come and stay awhile": Kālī and Umā in eighteenth- to twentienth-century Bengali poetry.
Responsibility: Rachel Fell McDermott.
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