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Tamil

A Biography

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$35.00 • £25.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674059924

Publication: September 2016

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416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • Note on Transliteration
  • 1. Beginnings: Ālāpana
  • 2. First Budding: Tamil from the Inside: Pallavi
  • 3. Second Budding: The Musical Self: Anupallavi
  • 4. The Imperial Moment, Truth, and Sound: Caraṇam 1
  • 5. Republic of Syllables: Caraṇam 2
  • 6. A Tamil Modernity: Caraṇam 3
  • 7. Beyond the Merely Modern: Rāgamālikā
  • Notes
  • References
  • Credits
  • Index