Poems of Love and War: From the Eight Anthologies and the Ten Long Poems of Classical Tamil

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Columbia University Press, May 30, 2011 - Poetry - 329 pages
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Translations based on: Ettuttokai; Pattuppattu; and Tolkappiyam.
 

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Contents

Akam Poems
3
Puram Poems
111
Poems in
195
Religious Poems
213
Notes
301
Plant Names
317
Index of Poets
323
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A. K. Ramanujan (1929-1993) was a scholar, poet, novelist, and playwright who wrote in English and Kannada. Until his death, he served as the William E. Colvin Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations and on the Committee of Social Thought at the University of Chicago and was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship.David Shulman is the Renee Lang Professor of Humanistic Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and one of the world's foremost authorities on the languages of India.

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