India and Beyond: Aspects of Literature, Meaning, Ritual and Thought : Essays in Honour of Frits Staal

Kegan Paul, 1997 - 696 pagina's
Thirty-four contributors address a variety of topics, from ancestral worship to transsexual masquerades, from metrical verse in the psalms to temples, poetic expression and linguistic performances. They bespeak the unique characteristics of Staal and his ability to break down barriers between academic disciplines. With contributors from around the world, this is a tribute to the forty years of scholarly work Frits Staal has invested in the foundation of a genuinely human science.

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Awakening and its Imagery in Tagores
Hindu Revival in FifteenthCentury Java
Myths of Transsexual Masquerades

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Frits Staal is professor of philosophy and South Asian languages at the University of California, Berkeley.

Van Der Meij is editor of the Indonesian-Netherlands Corporation in Islamic Studies Programme

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