Book section icon

Book section

Shifts in Kabīr Contexts and Texts from Mughal to Modern Times

Abstract:

Kabīr’s extraordinary popularity was made possible by the fact that his poetry could be adapted to various contexts and was able to speak to various communities over the times. New interpretive communities recontextualised Kabīr’s text through various means, such as selection, textual variation or providing a new context to existing textual strategies. After a survey of the major receptive communities and presenting possible reasons for neglect from Sufi and ear...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.11588/xabooks.387

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author

Contributors

Role:
Editor
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
CrossAsia-eBooks Publisher's website
Host title:
Early Modern India: literature and images, texts and languages
Place of publication:
Heidelberg, Berlin
Publication date:
2019-05-02
DOI:
Source identifiers:
853459
ISBN:
9783946742463
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:853459
UUID:
uuid:7b715ca9-2cab-441b-b162-271001c891c3
Local pid:
pubs:853459
Deposit date:
2018-05-22

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP