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Singing to the goddess : poems to Kali and Uma from Bengal.

Author: Rachel Fell McDermott; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: 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: Poetry
Translations
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Fell McDermott; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0195134346 9780195134346
OCLC Number: 191827328
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages)
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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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