The three early Tiruvantatis of the Tivyappirapantam, annotated tr. and glossary by Eva Wilden with the collaboration of Marcus Schmucker

₹ 900.00

This book known as Poykaiyalvar, Putattalvar and Peyalvar from the earliest layer in the Nalayira Tivyappirapantam (Four-thousand Heavenly Compositions), the devotional corpus of the Srivaisnavas, a religious group of devotees of the god Visnu active to this day in Tamil Nadu and beyond. Still in the earlier metre Venpa and thus part of the Iyarpa, the portion of the canon to be recited and not sung, they stand at the transition from Old to Middle Tamil and contain on the one hand many interesting transitional forms, on the other experiments with the young genre of devotional poetry, looking back to the earlier conventions of Akam and Puram, playing with them and partly going beyond them. This volume offers a metrical Tamil text with print variants and a first glance into a few manuscripts, a word-split transliterated version and an annotated English translation.

ISBN 13: 9788184702347

ISBN 10: 8184702345

Year: 2020

Language: ENGLISH

Pages etc.: xiii+556p., appendices, gloss., bib., 25cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): Literatue

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