The Resource Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams : Kali and Uma in the devotional poetry of Bengal

Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams : Kali and Uma in the devotional poetry of Bengal

Label
Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams : Kali and Uma in the devotional poetry of Bengal
Title
Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams
Title remainder
Kali and Uma in the devotional poetry of Bengal
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ben
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
YNG
Dewey number
891.44100803829452114
Index
index present
LC call number
PK1714.5.E5
LC item number
M33 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Mother of my heart, daughter of my dreams : Kali and Uma in the devotional poetry of Bengal
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historical background in Bengal -- Building fences with Kālī: Rāmprasād Sen and the popularization of the Tantric goddess -- "Born in Rāmprasād's line to revive Bhakti": Sādhaka Kamalākānta -- Inheritors of tradition: floating in the Śākta stream -- Setting the literary and religious scene in eighteenth-century Bengal -- Dancing on the heart-lotus: Kālī and the Rāmprasāds of Bengali literature -- Keeping the legacy alive: Kamalākānta Bhaṭṭācārya and the Śākta Pādāvali tradition -- "Mā, come and stay awhile": Kālī and Umā in eighteenth- to twentienth-century Bengali poetry
Control code
ocn191826926
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (456 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195134353
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b20722588
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191826926
  • sks0195134354

Library Locations

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