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The Hagiographies of Anantadas The Bhakti Poets of North India by Winnand Callewaert
  

The Hagiographies of Anantadas The Bhakti Poets of North India

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The Hagiographies of Anantadas The Bhakti Poets of North India by Winnand Callewaert

Anantadas is the first 'biographer' who, around 1600, wrote about the most popular bhakti poets of the 15th and 16th centuries in Northern India. This critical study of these manuscripts yields a broad spectrum of the linguistic and morphological variants. It also reveals the processes of oral and scribal transmission during this time when sectarian interests appropriated certain poets and changed their 'biographies' accordingly.

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Publication date

28th April 2000

Author

Winnand Callewaert

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Publisher

RoutledgeCurzon an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd

Format

Hardback
424 pages

Categories

Christian theology
Literary studies: poetry & poets
Literary studies: classical, early & medieval
Hinduism
Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800

ISBN

9780700713318

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