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Sur's Ocean : poems from the early tradition

Author: Sūradāsa; Kenneth E Bryant; John Stratton Hawley
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Murty Classical Library of India/Harvard University Press, 2015.
Series: Murty classical library of India, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surdas has been regarded as the epitome of artistry in Old Hindi religious poetry from the end of the sixteenth century, when he lived, to the present day. His fame rests upon his remarkable refashioning of the widely known narrative of the cowherd deity Krishna and his lover Radha into lyrics that are at once elegant and approachable. Surdas's popularity led to the proliferation, through an energetic oral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Sūradāsa; Krishna, (Hindu deity); Sūradāsa; Sūradāsa; Krishna, (Hindu deity); Sūradāsa
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sūradāsa; Kenneth E Bryant; John Stratton Hawley
ISBN: 9780674427778 0674427777
OCLC Number: 884961516
Language Note: Original Braj Bhasha text written in Devanagari script, with English translation on facing page.
Description: xlviii, 1010 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Krishna Growing Up --
The Pangs and Politics of Love --
Krishna Departs for Mathura, Never to Return --
The Bee Messenger --
Lordly Encounters --
and Others --
Ramayana --
The Poet's Petition and Praise --
To the Holy Rivers.
Series Title: Murty classical library of India, 5.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Surdas ; edited by Kenneth E. Bryant ; translated by John Stratton Hawley.

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Surdas, regarded as the epitome of artistry in Old Hindi religious poetry from the end of the sixteenth century to the present, refashioned the narrative of Krishna and his lover Radha into elegant,  Read more...

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