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The Resource The language of the gods in the world of men : Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India, Sheldon Pollock

The language of the gods in the world of men : Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India, Sheldon Pollock

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The language of the gods in the world of men : Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India
Title
The language of the gods in the world of men
Title remainder
Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India
Statement of responsibility
Sheldon Pollock
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Exploring the rise and fall of Sanskrit as a vehicle of poetry and polity, this title traces the two great moments of its transformation. Drawing parallels with the rise of Latin literature and the Roman empire, it asks whether these very different histories challenge theories of culture and power and suggest possibilities for practice
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pollock, Sheldon I
Dewey number
891/.209
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PK2907.P65
LC item number
P65 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
PK2907.P65
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sanskrit literature
  • Sanskrit literature
  • Indic literature
  • Indic literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Literature and society
  • Indic literature
  • Literature and society
  • Politics and literature
  • Sanskrit literature
  • Sanskrit literature
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • HISTORY
Label
The language of the gods in the world of men : Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India, Sheldon Pollock
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Publication
Note
"Philip E. Lilienthal Asian studies imprint."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-648) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: The Sanskrit Cosmopolis -- 1. The Language of the Gods Enters the World -- 2. Literature and the Cosmopolitan Language of Literature -- 3. The World Conquest and Regime of the Cosmopolitan Style -- 4. Sanskrit Culture as Courtly Practice -- 5. The Map of Sanskrit Knowledge and the Discourse on the Ways of Literature -- 6. Political Formations and Cultural Ethos -- 7. A European Countercosmopolis -- Part II: The Vernacular Millennium -- 8. Beginnings, Textualization, Superposition -- 9. Creating a Regional World -- 10. Vernacular Poetries and Polities in Southern Asia -- 11. Europe Vernacularized -- 12. Comparative and Connective Vernacularisation -- Part III: Theory and Practice of Culture and Power -- 13. Actually Existing Theory and Its Discontents -- 14. Indigenism and Other Culture-Power Concepts of Modernity -- Epilogue -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Publication History -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm70701869
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 684 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520932029
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttt0m30
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70701869
  • (OCoLC)70701869
Label
The language of the gods in the world of men : Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India, Sheldon Pollock
Link
Publication
Note
"Philip E. Lilienthal Asian studies imprint."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-648) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: The Sanskrit Cosmopolis -- 1. The Language of the Gods Enters the World -- 2. Literature and the Cosmopolitan Language of Literature -- 3. The World Conquest and Regime of the Cosmopolitan Style -- 4. Sanskrit Culture as Courtly Practice -- 5. The Map of Sanskrit Knowledge and the Discourse on the Ways of Literature -- 6. Political Formations and Cultural Ethos -- 7. A European Countercosmopolis -- Part II: The Vernacular Millennium -- 8. Beginnings, Textualization, Superposition -- 9. Creating a Regional World -- 10. Vernacular Poetries and Polities in Southern Asia -- 11. Europe Vernacularized -- 12. Comparative and Connective Vernacularisation -- Part III: Theory and Practice of Culture and Power -- 13. Actually Existing Theory and Its Discontents -- 14. Indigenism and Other Culture-Power Concepts of Modernity -- Epilogue -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Publication History -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm70701869
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 684 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520932029
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttt0m30
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70701869
  • (OCoLC)70701869

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