Author:Edited by Imke Rajamani, Margrit Pernau & Katherine Butler Schofield

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Monsoon Feelings : A History of Emotions in the Rain

By: Edited by Imke Rajamani, Margrit Pernau & Katherine Butler Schofield

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041085

ISBN: 9789386906472

Condition: New


ABOUT THE BOOK: The monsoon is the season of pouring rain and intense emotions: love and longing, hope and fear, pleasure and pain, devotion and joyous excess. Through a series of evocative essays exploring rain-drenched worlds of poetry, songs, paintings, architecture, films, gardens, festivals, music, and medicine, this lavishly illustrated collection examines the history of monsoon feelings in South Asia from the twelfth century to the present. Each essay is written by a specialist in the field of South Asian arts and culture, and investigates emotions as reflections and agents of social,... View more info