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Author Openshaw, Jeanne.

Title Writing the self : the life and philosophy of a dissenting Bengali Baul Guru / Jeanne Openshaw
Published New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 272 pages) : illustrations
Summary This text examines the life, 'lineage', and legacy of the Baul Guru, Raj Krishna, in the context of the Renaissance in colonial Bengal, the growth of urban middle classes, transforming identities and the development of spiritual philosophy in the subcontinent
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Khyapa, Raj, 1869-1946 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bauls -- India -- Bengal.
Bengal (India) -- Colonial influence.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199080489 ebook