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Scorpion in the Hand: Brajbhasha Court Poetry from Central India around 1800

Subtitle:
A Critical Edition of Ṭhākur’s Kabittas.
Abstract:

The Bundelkhandi poet Thakur was one of the most celebrated Hindi poets of his times. His poetry was part of the lively and innovative Brajbhasha literary scene during the last phase of indigenous Hindi literature unaffected by Western ideas. Brajbhasha court literature at the turn of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was flourishing in smaller and bigger centres and with the mediation of oral transmission and manuscript culture thrivingas never before transcended the limits of court pa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Oriental Studies
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Grant:
John Fell Research Fund
Publisher:
Manohar Publishers and Distributors Publisher's website
Publication date:
2014
URN:
uuid:ecacf7ed-47f3-40f0-8bb1-57dae3b209b3
Source identifiers:
247755
Local pid:
pubs:247755
ISBN:
978-8173049996

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