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Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry.

Author: W G Archer
Publisher: Dover Publications, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book in English to provide a full and clear introduction to the imagery and verse related to one of the most significant of Indian gods. Archer's history of the depiction of Krishna's life and deeds traces the god's many aspects, from warrior to cowherd to prince. 39 plates of illustrations follow.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W G Archer
ISBN: 1306359392 9781306359399 9780486149059 0486149056
OCLC Number: 868967361
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Table of Contents; I --
INTRODUCTION; Fluid as Krishna chasing the milkmaids.; II --
THE MAHABHARATA: KRISHNA THE HERO; III --
THE BHAGAVATA PURANA : THE COWHERD; (i) Birth and Early Adventures; (ii) The Loves of the Cowgirls; (iii) The Death of the Tyrant; IV --
THE BHAGAVATA PURANA: THE PRINCE; (i) The Return to Court; (ii) Marriages and Offspring; (iii) Last Phases; (iv) The Purana Re-considered; V --
THE KRISHNA OF POETRY; (i) The Triumph of Radha; (ii) The Gita Govinda; (iii) Later Poetry; (iv) The Rasika Priya. VI --
THE KRISHNA OF PAINTINGNOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; THE PLATES; SOURCES.

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The first book in English to provide a full and clear introduction to the imagery and verse related to one of the most significant of Indian gods. Archer's history of the depiction of Krishna's life and deeds traces the god's many aspects, from warrior to cowherd to prince. 39 plates of illustrations follow.

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