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Murty Classical Library of India 5

Sur’s Ocean

Poems from the Early Tradition

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HARDCOVER

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674427778

Publication Date: 01/06/2015

Academic Trade

1072 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

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  • Introduction
    • The Translation [John Stratton Hawley]
      • The Blind Poet
      • Surdas and the Sur Tradition
      • Krishna’s Story and Sur’s Enjoyments
    • The Text [Kenneth E. Bryant]
      • A Note on Prosody
    • Acknowledgments
    • Notes
  • Note on the Text
  • Poems from the Early Tradition
    • Krishna Growing Up
    • The Pangs and Politics of Love
    • Krishna Departs for Mathura, Never to Return
    • The Bee Messenger
    • Lordly Encounters—and Others
    • Ramayana
    • The Poet’s Petition and Praise
    • To the Holy Rivers
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes to the Text
  • Notes to the Translation
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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