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The Making of Romantic Love: Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900-1200 CE

William M. Reddy
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Language
English
Series
Chicago studies in practices of meaning
ISBN
9780226706269 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226706265 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780226706276 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0226706273 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780226706283 (ebk.), 0226706281 (ebk.)
Contents
  • Pt. 1. The emergence of courtly love in Europe. Aristocratic speech, the Gregorian reform, and the first troubadour
  • Trobairitz and troubadours and the shadow religion
  • Narratives of true love and twelfth-century common sense
  • pt. 2. Points of comparison. The Bhakti troubadour : Vaishnavism in twelfth-century Bengal and Orissa
  • Elegance and compassion in Heian Japan.
Description
x, 439 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-427) and index.
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