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Author Wadley, Susan Snow, 1943-

Title Raja Nal and the Goddess : the north Indian epic Dhola in performance / Susan Snow Wadley
Published Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Note on Transliteration; 1. Introducing Dhola; 2. The Story of Dhola; 3. Dhola as Performed: Two Singers; 4. The Goddess and the Bhakti Traditions of Braj; 5. Motini, Dumenti, and Other Royal Women; 6. Oil Pressers, Acrobats, and Other Castes; 7. Who is Raja Nal?; Appendix 1: List of Characters; Appendix 2: Oral Performances; Glossary of Key Hindi Terms; Notes; References Cited; Index
Summary Engaging translation and study of a popular North Indian epic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-231) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
In English; includes translated passages from the Hindi original
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Subject Dhola.
Epic poetry, Hindi -- History and criticism.
Folk literature, Hindi -- History and criticism.
Nala (Hindu mythology) in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004009434
ISBN 0253111277 (electronic bk.)
0253217245 (paperback; alk. paper)
0253344786 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1282071696
9780253111272 (electronic bk.)
9780253217240 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780253344786 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781282071698