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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]
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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. MiAaHDL
In English; includes translated passages from the Hindi original
Print version record
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)
9780253111272 (electronic bk.)
9780253217240 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780253344786 (cloth ; alk. paper)