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Published by City Lights Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry anthologies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Translations into English,
  • Sanskrit Poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • Sanskrit,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Erotica - General,
  • Poetry / Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Erotic poetry, Sanskrit,
  • Narmada River (India)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages908
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8376036M
ISBN 100872863468
ISBN 109780872863460

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An exceptional selection of erotic poetry from ancient India, The Cane Groves of Narmada River features poems composed from the second century CE to the sixteenth century. Starting with several poems from the Prakrit anthology attributed to King Hala, the Sattasai, the book then takes in its sweep some of the most famous and enduring erotic. Get this from a library! The cane groves of Narmada River: erotic poems from old India. [Andrew Schelling;] -- Of the world's ancient poetry, that of classical India was the most vividly erotic -- uninhibited, tender, sad and joyous by turns. The poems sound as if they might have been written yesterday. The Cane Groves of Narmada River. Of the world's ancient poetry, that of classical India was the most vividly erotic-uninhibited, tender, sad, and joyous by turns. The poems sound as if they might have been written yesterday, although the period covered ranges from roughly CE. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) The cane groves of Narmada River: erotic poems from old India Item Preview.

The Cane Groves of Narmada River: Erotic Poems from Old India. by Andrew Schelling. Write a review. There has been for several years a readily available book of Tamil erotic poetry The Interior Landscape which made the poetry of Southern India accessible. Now Andrew Schelling has provided a readily available text for Northern India. THE CANE GROVES OF NARMADA RIVER: EROTIC POEMS FROM OLD INDIA. Translated by Andrew Schelling. Aleph Book Company, , pp. 77, R LAL SINGH DIL: SELECTED POEMS. Translated by TC Ghai. LG Publishers Distributor, , pp. , R NEW DELHI LOVE SONGS. By Michael Creighton. Aleph Book Company. Summary. An exceptional selection of erotic poetry from ancient India, The Cane Groves of Narmada River features poems composed from the se. Read More. Publishers. Aleph Book Company. Summary. From his debut with Gemini in to his last volume These Errors Are Correct in , Jeet Thayil has been a p. This book is for anyone who has met Laozi's 'dark' mind and wants a closer look."—Andrew Schelling, author of The Cane Groves of Narmada River: Erotic Poems from Old Indiaand Tea Shack Interior: New & Selected Poetry "This is a work of great creativity and impressive scholarship.5/5(1).

Online shopping for Love poems from a great selection at Books Store. Online shopping for Love poems from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main The Cane Groves of Narmada River: Erotic Poems from Old India 30 November by Andrew Schelling. Paperback More Buying Choices offer (11 offers). A teacher of Sanskrit at the Naropa Institute in Colorado, Schelling judiciously selects from a wealth of secular and courtly poems on sex and provides translations (no originals) he assures us are literal. The first section draws from the vernacular erotic poems in the Sattasai (or ""Seven Hundred Poems"") collected by King Hala in the second century, and are full of rural imagery of sex by. The Cane Groves of Narmada River, City Lights Books (detailed info) The Cane Groves of Narmada River, City Lights Books (detailed info) advanced search. Click here to sign up for the City Lights Newsletter! Gift Certificates How to Order. Forthcoming Books. Recently Released. Complete Catalog. This is Schelling’s third volume of translations of poetry from India, his others being The Cane Groves of Narmada River (City Lights, ) and Erotic Love Poems from India (Shambhala, ). While others have also translated Indian poetry, few have captured the condensed feel of the earth and the human spirit as well as Schelling.