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Singing to the goddess : poems to Kālī and Umā from Bengal

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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This collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma. These poems were written from the early-18th century up to the contemporary period. They represent the Bengali tradition of goddess worship (Saktism).
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
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McDermott, Rachel Fell.
Singing to the goddess.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 99088189
(OCoLC)43083403
Named Person: Kali (Göttin); Pārvatī; Kali (Göttin); Pārvatī.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Fell McDermott; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195134346 9780195134346 1423757610 9781423757610
OCLC Number: 63294472
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 189 p.)
Responsibility: Rachel Fell McDermott.
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This collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma. These poems were written from the early-18th century up to the contemporary period. They  Read more...

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Offers a much-needed contribution to the field of South Asia studies and to the history of religions as a whole ... McDermott's volume is unquestionably the most complete, meticulous, and readable Read more...

 
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