Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASIAN 3348 - Indian Devotional Poetry

(crosslisted)
(also RELST 3348 )(GHB) (LA-AS)
Fall. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Co-meets with ASIAN 6649 .

D. Gold.

A survey of Indian devotional genres, with particular attention to the medieval vernacular literatures.  Consideration will be given  to social and ritual contexts of the texts, the ways in which their literary conventions work, and their contemplative uses. The predominant focus will be on Hindu traditions, but some Buddhist and Islamic works may also be read.  Readings will be in translation. (RL)



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