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Raja Nal and the Goddess : the north Indian epic Dhola in performance

Author: Susan Snow Wadley
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A translation and study of a popular North Indian epic.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wadley, Susan Snow, 1943-
Raja Nal and the Goddess.
Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)604782365
Online version:
Wadley, Susan Snow, 1943-
Raja Nal and the Goddess.
Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)619873752
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Snow Wadley
ISBN: 0253344786 9780253344786 0253217245 9780253217240
OCLC Number: 55036802
Language Note: In English; includes translated passages from the Hindi original.
Description: xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introducing Dhola --
2. story of Dhola --
3. Dhola as performed : two singers --
4. goddess and the Bhakti traditions of Braj --
5. Motini, Dumenti, and other royal women --
6. Oil pressers, acrobats, and other castes --
7. Who is Raja Nal? --
App. 1. List of characters --
App. 2. Oral performances --
Glossary of key Hindi terms.
Responsibility: Susan Snow Wadley.
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"This book represents the culmination of many years of research. Wadley demonstrates her deep knowledge of the topic and portrays Dhola in an approachable and enthralling way." -South Asia

 
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