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Author Name    Francesca Orsini (ed.)

Title   Love in South Asia: A Cultural History

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Size   160 x 240 Mm

Publisher   Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press 2007

ISBN    8175964332 / 9788175964334

Seller ID   028386

Love may be a universal feeling, but culture and language play a crucial role in defining it. Idioms of love have a long history, and within every society there is always more than one discourse, be it prescriptive, religious, or gender-specific, available at any given time. This book explores the idioms of love that have developed in South Asia, those words, conceptual clusters, images and stories which have interlocked and grown into repertoires. Including essays by literary scholars, historians, anthropologists, film historians and political theorists, the collection unravels the interconnecting strands in the history of the concept (shringara, 'ishq, prem and Contents 1. Introduction Francesca Orsini Part I. Love and Courtliness: 2. The household and the pleasure garden: love and dynastic marriage in the post-Gupta period Daud Ali 3. If music be the food of love: music, masculinity and eroticism in the Mughal mehfil Katherine B. Brown Part II. Worldly Love and Mystical Love: 4. The shifting sands of love Christopher Shackle 5. Love, passion and reason in Faiziís Nal-Daman Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam 6. To die at the hands of love Jeevan S. Deol Part III. Love and (Colonial) Modernity: 7. Tagore and transformations in the ideal of love Sudipta Kaviraj 8. The spaces of love and the passing of the seasons Vasudha Dalmia Part IV. Shifting Paradigms: 9. Love in the time of Parsi theatre Anuradha Kapur 10. Love letters Francesca Orsini 11. Loveís repertoire: Qurratulain Hyderís Ag ka darya Kumkum Sangari Part V. Contemporary Lovescapes: 12. Kiss or tell? Declaring love in Hindi films Rachel Dwyer 13. Loveís cup, loveís thorn, loveís end: the language of prem in Ghatiyali Ann Grodzins Gold 14. Kidnapping, elopement and abduction: an ethnography of love-marriage in Delhi Perveez Mody. Printed Pages: 384.

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