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The language of the gods in the world of men

Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India

by Sheldon I. Pollock

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Sanskrit literature -- To 1500 -- Political aspects,
    • Sanskrit literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism,
    • Indic literature -- To 1500 -- History,
    • Indic literature -- To 1500 -- Political aspects,
    • Politics and literature -- India -- History,
    • Literature and society -- India -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSheldon Pollock.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPK2907.P65 P65 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3399549M
      ISBN 100520245008
      LC Control Number2005013461

      Title: The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Published: June 1, Publisher: University of California Press Language: English. This is an index of lists of deities of the different religions, cultures and mythologies of the world.. List of deities by classification; Lists of deities by cultural sphere; List of goddesses; List of deities in fiction; List of people who have been considered deities; see also Apotheosis, Imperial cult and sacred king; Names of God (epithets of gods of monotheistic religions).

      The Language of the Gods Enters the World Precosmopolitan Sanskrit: Monopolization and Ritualization From Resistance to Appropriation Expanding the Prestige Economy of Sanskrit Chapter 2. Literature and the Cosmopolitan Language of Literature From Liturgy to Literature Literary Language as a Closed Set Named one of the top books of by the Times Literary Supplement (London), this controversial and compelling audiobook from Dr. Stephen C. Meyer presents a convincing new case for intelligent design (ID) based on revolutionary discoveries in science and DNA. Along the way Meyer argues that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution as expounded in The Origin of Species did not, in fact, refute ID.

      Get this from a library! The language of the gods in the world of men: Sanskrit, culture, and power in premodern India. [Sheldon I Pollock] -- In this work of impressive scholarship, Sheldon Pollock explores the remarkable rise and fall of Sanskrit, India's ancient language, as a vehicle of poetry and polity. He traces the two great moments. This book is a wide-ranging study of Sophoclean language. From a detailed analysis of sentence-structure in the first chapter, it moves on to discuss in subsequent chapters how language shapes the perception of characters, of myths, of gods and of choruses.


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