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McDermott, Rachel Fell

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Works: 15 works in 75 publications in 1 language and 3,920 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Sources  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PK1714.5.E5, 294.52114
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Publications about Rachel Fell McDermott
Publications by Rachel Fell McDermott
Most widely held works by Rachel Fell McDermott
Encountering Kali : in the margins, at the center, in the West by Rachel Fell McDermott( Book )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
An exploration of the Hindu goddess Kālī, this text uses scriptural history, temple architecture, political violence, feminist and psychoanalytic criticism, autobiographical reflection and the Internet to illuminate the problems and promises inherent in every act of cross-cultural understanding
Singing to the goddess : poems to Kālī and Umā from Bengal by Rachel Fell McDermott( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
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)
Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams : Kālī and Umā in the devotional poetry of Bengal by Rachel Fell McDermott( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Rachel Fell McDermott has used extensive research from primary historical texts as well as from secondary Bengali and English source materials. She places the advent of the Sakta lyric in its historical context and charts the vicissitudes over time of this form of goddess worship, including the nineteenth-century resurgence of Saktism in the cause of Nationalist politics. The main theme of the book is the way in which the images of the two goddesses evolved over the centuries. Kali is sweetened and democratized over time
Revelry, rivalry, and longing for the goddesses of Bengal : the fortunes of Hindu festivals by Rachel Fell McDermott( Book )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Breaking boundaries with the goddess : new directions in the study of Śaktism : essays in honor of Narendra Nath Bhattacharyya ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Contributed articles
Pilgrims at the crossroads : Asian Indian Christians at the North American frontier by Anand Veeraraj( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Evidence for the transformation of the goddess Kālī : Kamalākānta Bhaṭṭācārya and the Bengali Śākta Padāvalī tradition by Rachel Fell McDermott( Archival Material )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Sources of Indian traditions : modern India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh ( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sources of Indian traditions ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Encountering Kl : in the margins, at the center, in the West ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Encountering Kali in the margins, at the center, in the West ( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams Kåalåi and Umåa in the devotional poetry of Bengal by Rachel Fell McDermott( file )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This text chronicles the rise and subsequent fortunes of goddess worship (Saktism) in the region of Bengal from the middle of the 18th century to the present. McDermott places the advent of the Sakta lyric in its historical context
Sources of Indian traditions ( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
For more than fifty years, students and teachers have made the two-volume resource Sources of Indian Traditions their first pick for an accessible yet thorough introduction to Indian and South Asian civilizations. Volume 2 contains an essential selection of primary readings on the social, intellectual, and religious history of India from the decline of Mughal rule in the eighteenth century to today. It details the advent of the East India Company, British colonization, the struggle for liberation, the partition of 1947, and the creation of Pakistan, Bangladesh, and contemporary India
Singing to the goddess poems to Kåalâi and Umåa from Bengal ( file )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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)
Singing to the goddess : poems to Kl and Um from Bengal ( file )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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English (74)
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