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A Vaiṣṇava poet in early modern Bengal : Kavikarṇapūra's splendour of speech

Author: Rembert Lutjeharms
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the practice of poetry in the devotional Vaiṣṇava tradition inspired by Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya (1486-1533), through a detailed study of the Sanskrit poetic works of Kavikarṇapūra, one of the most significant sixteenth-century Caitanya Vaiṣṇava poets and theologians. It places his ideas in the context both of Sanskrit literary theory (by exploring his use of earlier works of Sanskrit criticism) and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
(OCoLC)1023538567
Named Person: Karṇapūra
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rembert Lutjeharms
ISBN: 9780192561923 0192561928 9780191866012 0191866016
OCLC Number: 1048895884
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
On Kavikarṇapūra --
On doctrine and devotion --
On rasa --
On poetic language --
On defining poetry --
On the Vṛndāvana of bliss --
On the rasa of love.
Series Title: Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Responsibility: Rembert Lutjeharms.

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This is the first in-depth study of the literary works of the sixteenth-century Sanskrit poet and theologian Kavikarnapura, one of the most important poets of the Vaisnava devotional tradition  Read more...

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Lutjeharms has assembled a powerful argument for Karuapura's status among Vaisnavas as a theologian and poet to rival the main authorities in the tradition. The range of Sanskrit literary connections Read more...

 
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