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In the name of the Goddess: the Durga pujas of contemporary Kolkata

In the name of the Goddess: the Durga pujas of contemporary Kolkata

Guha-Thakurta, Tapati

Series: Each year, Kolkata's Durga Puja scales new heights as the most spectacular and extravagant event in the city's calendar. From the turn of the twenty-first century, the festival has taken on a particular artistic dispensation that is unique to the contemporary city, demanding a new order of attention and analysis. The book's central concern lies in conceptualizing a specifically contemporary and artistic history of the urban festival.

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Title: In the name of the Goddess: the Durga pujas of contemporary Kolkata

Author: Guha-Thakurta, Tapati

Series: Each year, Kolkata's Durga Puja scales new heights as the most spectacular and extravagant event in the city's calendar. From the turn of the twenty-first century, the festival has taken on a particular artistic dispensation that is unique to the contemporary city, demanding a new order of attention and analysis. The book's central concern lies in conceptualizing a specifically contemporary and artistic history of the urban festival.

Year: 2015

Language: English-Books

Binding: Hardbound

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