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Translating Kali's feast : the goddess in Indo-Caribbean ritual and fiction

Author: Stephanos Stephanides; Karna Bahadur Singh
Publisher: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2000.
Series: Cross/cultures, 43.
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Named Person: Kali, Göttin; Durgā; Durgā; Kālī; Kālī; Kali, Göttin.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanos Stephanides; Karna Bahadur Singh
ISBN: 9042013818 9789042013810
OCLC Number: 45540725
Description: xii, 200 pages, 15 pages of plates : 20 color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements List of Colour Plates (In the Footsteps of the Goddess...) I Remembering and Forgetting 1 Kaly's Story 2 Madrasi Religion in Guyana II Ritual Desire in Postcolonial Fiction 3 Crossing Dark Waters: Thinking Through the Gap 4 The Devouring Mother in Wilson Harris and V.S. Naipaul 5 Naipaul's Indian Darkness, Narayan's Stone Gayatri 6 Gardens, Groves and Other Places and Spaces in Narayan's Novels 7 Is Shakti Shanti? 8 Goddesses, Ghosts and Translatability in Jonestown III The Feast and Festivities of Mother Kali 9 Prologue to the Feast 10 The Awakening of Mother 11 The Sacred Garden 12 Night Interlude 13 Feast and Festivity 14 Tribute 15 Return to Secular Life 16 Vision 17 Guyana Kali Puja Lexicon IV Translating Culture 18 Translation, Ethnography and Literature 19 Translating Kali's Feast Bibliography
Series Title: Cross/cultures, 43.
Responsibility: Stephanos Stephanides with Karna Singh.

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"An excellent contribution to the series...the strength of the book lies in its documentation of a cross-cultural tradition and its detailed observations of practices of Kali worship..." in: The Book Read more...

 
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