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A Celebration Of Love: The Romantic Heroine In The Indian Ar...
A Celebration Of Love: The Romantic Heroine In The Indian Arts
 
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Author : Harsha V. Dehejia
Publisher : Lustre Press
ISBN# : 81-7436-302-5
Pages : 303
Price :INR 1495
Offer Price:INR 1331
 
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Book Description
Harsha V. Dehejia has gathered a galaxy of scholars from around the world to take the reader on a journey which celebrates the romantic heroine in the Indian arts. It is a visually rich journey which takes us to opulent havelis and bucolic groves, temples and courtyards, where we meet kings and nobility and alsoartists and artisans, as we hear whispers of gopis and the footfalls of Krishna. We encounter the nayika in miniature paintings and temple sculptures, pothis and calendars, dance and music but above all hear resonances of her heart throbbing longingly in our own selves for ultimately the nayika in the Indian tradition is a paradigm of the perennial quest of mankind for a divine and transcendent love.
 
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