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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore?s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore?s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia?s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore?s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian theatrescape. Tagore experimented with dance, music,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67
"The poem is rising into splendid popularity. Some say it is better than Milton-but that is all bosh-nothing can be better than Milton; many say it licks Kalidasa; I have no objection to that. I don't think it impossible to equal Virgil, Kalidasa, and Tasso." Michael Madhusudan Datta wrote this in a letter to a friend about his verse narrative, The... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.27
With almost 200 million native speakers, Bangla ranks among the top ten languages in the world in number of speakers; yet despite its status as a major world language and its rich and lengthy literary tradition, it remains under-described. Accessible to both linguists and learners, the CASL Bangla grammar offers plentiful examples with... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.27
Die Nationenkonzepte von Frankreich und Deutschland wurden oft als antithetisch beschrieben ? durch den idealtypischen Gegensatz von Staats- und Kulturnation. Durch eine politik-, sprach- und literaturgeschichtliche Rekonstruktion der Bedeutung von Sprache und Literatur für die Konstruktion der nationalen Identität ab der Frühen Neuzeit... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
A longtime political analyst and thinker, Sudipta Kaviraj proves in this probing collection that he is also an acute writer on literature and politics. In these works, which lie at the intersection of the study of literature, social theory, and intellectual history, Kaviraj locates serious reflections on modernity?s complexities in the vibrant currents... more...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 29.00
This book presents a range of Rabindranath Tagore?s creative works, including translations of short stories, essays, poems, memoirs, songs and plays from his vast corpus to show his conception of the feminine and gender identity that are relevant even today. The editor establishes the search for Tagore?s engagement with the feminine as subject and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
This vibrant collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma. These poems--many of which are presented here for the first time in English translation--were written from the early eighteenth century up to the contemporary period. They represent the unique Bengali tradition of goddess worship (Saktism)... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69
This book chronicles the rise of goddess worship in the region of Bengal from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present. Focusing on the goddesses Kali and Uma, McDermott examines lyrical poems written by devotees from Ramprasad Sen (ca. 1718-1775) to Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976). more...