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By A. K. Ramanujan (trans)

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9781590179123 | New York Review of Books, December 6, 2016, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: In The Interior Landscape the great Indian poet and translator A.K. Ramanujan has drawn on a celebrated anthology of classical Tamil poetry to compose an unforgettable sequence of love poems. The story unfolds in  a series of dramatic exchanges between a shifting array of characters—the lovers, relatives, friends, rivals, and sundry passersby—and as it does we are conducted through five phases of love, from first meeting, anxiety, infidelity and separation to final union, each associated with a lush interior landscape of its own...read more
By A. K. Ramanujan (editor)

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9781590176788 | New York Review of Books, January 14, 2014, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In The Interior Landscape the great Indian poet and translator A.

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Product Description: Poet, translator, folklorist A. K. Ramanujan has been recognized as the world's most profound scholar of South Asian language and culture. In this volume, A. K. Ramanujan translates old Tamil poems selected from anthologies compiled around two millennium ago...read more

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9780231051071 | Columbia Univ Pr, October 1, 1985, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Poet, translator, folklorist A.

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Product Description: A.K. Ramanujan (1929-1993) was, arguably, modern India's finest English-language poet. At the time of his death he was Professor of Linguistics at the University of Chicago and a noted translator of poetry from the ancient Tamil. This volume of his collected poems, the first such collection to be published, includes poems out of the three books he published during his lifetime, and a fourth collection left unpublished at his death...read more

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9780195640687 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 13, 2011), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A.

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Product Description: An enchanting collection of 110 tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Gods disguised as beggars and beasts, animals enacting Machiavellian intrigues, sagacious jesters and magical storytellers, wise counselors and foolish kings—all inhabit a fabular world, yet one that is also firmly grounded in everyday life...read more

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9780679748328 | Reprint edition (Pantheon Books, January 1, 1994), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Features seventy tales of horror, comedy, allegory, mystery, gods, beasts, beggars, ogres, and dervishes

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9781439507735 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: An enchanting collection of 110 tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic.

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Product Description: A.K. Ramanujan (1929-1993) was, arguably, modern India's finest English-language poet. At the time of his death he was Professor of Linguistics at the University of Chicago and a noted translator of poetry from the ancient Tamil. This volume of his collected poems, the first such collection to be published, includes poems out of the three books he published during his lifetime, and a fourth collection left unpublished at his death...read more

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9780195635614 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 24, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A.

By A. K. Ramanujan (compiler)

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9780231157346 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 30, 2011, cover price $100.00

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9780231157353 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 30, 2011, cover price $33.00
9780195680898 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 6, 2006, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: These four works add yet another dimension to the rich contribution A. K. Ramanujan has made to Indian and American letters. The books of poems are written in an extraordinary variety of modes and moods. The novella, Someone Else's Autobiography is an unusually complex story told by the fictional K...read more

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9780195674989 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 9, 2006, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: These four works add yet another dimension to the rich contribution A.

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Product Description: A.K. Ramanujan has been recognized as the world's most profound scholar of South Asian language and culture. This book brings together for the first time, poems and essays by Ramanujan, which could not be used in his lifetime. Also included are Ramanujan's conversational interviews with academics and friends, folk-tales, discussions of Shakespeare, translation and the idea of communication...read more
By Molly A. Daniels-Ramanujan (editor), Keith Harrison (editor) and A. K. Ramanujan (editor)

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9780195656312 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 17, 2001, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A.

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9780195672916 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 23, 2005, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A.

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Product Description: The poems in this book are some of the earliest about Visnu, one of the Hindu Trinity, also known as Tirumal, the Dark One. Tradition recognizes twelve alvars, saint-poets devoted to Visnu, who lived between the sixth and ninth century in the Tamil-speaking region of south India...read more
By A. K. Ramanujan (trans)

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9780144000104 | Gardners Books, April 5, 2005, cover price $12.35 | About this edition: The poems in this book are some of the earliest about Visnu, one of the Hindu Trinity, also known as Tirumal, the Dark One.

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Product Description: Poet, translator, and folklorist, A. K. Ramanujan has been recognized as the world's most profound scholar of South Asian language and culture. This omnibus collection brings all of his diverse poetic output in one volume. It will enable readers and scholars to see much more easily the interconnectedness of his work in different genres--original poetry and scholarly translations--and different languages...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780195664782 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 25, 2004, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Poet, translator, and folklorist, A.

By Stuart H. Blackburn (contributor), John B. Carman (contributor), Vinay Dharwadker (editor), Edward C. Dimock (contributor) and A. K. Ramanujan

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9780195668964 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 23, 2004, cover price $29.95

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Chiefly on Indic literature. (view table of contents)

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9780195639377 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 8, 2000, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Chiefly on Indic literature.

Chiefly English translation from fourteen Indian languages.
By Vinay Dharwadker (editor) and A. K. Ramanujan (editor)

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9780195628654 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 23, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Chiefly English translation from fourteen Indian languages.

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9780195639179 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1998), cover price $12.95

Product Description: This book of oral tales from the south Indian region of Kannada represents the culmination of a lifetime of research by A. K. Ramanujan, one of the most revered scholars and writers of his time. The result of over three decades' labor, this long-awaited collection makes available for the first time a wealth of folktales from a region that has not yet been adequately represented in world literature...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520203983 | Univ of California Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book of oral tales from the south Indian region of Kannada represents the culmination of a lifetime of research by A.

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Product Description: How is it that this woman's breasts glimmer so clearly through her saree? Can't you guess, my friends? What are they but rays from the crescents left by the nails of her lover pressing her in his passion, rays now luminous as the moonlight of a summer night?These South Indian devotional poems show the dramatic use of erotic language to express a religious vision...read more

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9780520080683 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: How is it that this woman's breasts glimmer so clearly through her saree?

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Product Description: How is it that this woman's breasts glimmer so clearly through her saree? Can't you guess, my friends? What are they but rays from the crescents left by the nails of her lover pressing her in his passion, rays now luminous as the moonlight of a summer night?These South Indian devotional poems show the dramatic use of erotic language to express a religious vision...read more

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9780520080690 | Univ of California Pr on Demand, April 1, 1994, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: How is it that this woman's breasts glimmer so clearly through her saree?

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Features seventy tales of horror, comedy, allegory, mystery, gods, beasts, beggars, ogres, and dervishes
By A. K. Ramanujan (editor) and Yoji Yamaguchi (editor)

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9780394554792 | Pantheon Books, January 1, 1994, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Features seventy tales of horror, comedy, allegory, mystery, gods, beasts, beggars, ogres, and dervishes

Product Description: In this new collection of poems by a leading Indian poet, now living in the U.S., Ramanujan writes about his existence and experiences in this country. Although the poems are about his life in the U.S. They continue to reflect the influence of India and Indian relatives on his perspective on his experiences...read more

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9780195618747 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 18, 1986, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In this new collection of poems by a leading Indian poet, now living in the U.

Product Description: The Description for this book, Hymns for the Drowning: Poems for Visnu by Nammalvar, will be forthcoming.

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9780691064925 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 1, 1981, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The Description for this book, Hymns for the Drowning: Poems for Visnu by Nammalvar, will be forthcoming.

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9780195606898 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1977, cover price $3.50

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Product Description: Speaking of Siva is a selection of vacanas or free-verse sayings from the Virasaiva religious movement, dedicated to Siva as the supreme god. Written by four major saints, the greatest exponents of this poetic form, between the tenth and twelfth centuries, they are passionate lyrical expressions of the search for an unpredictable and spontaneous spiritual vision of 'now'...read more

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9780140442700 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, June 1, 1973), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Speaking of Siva is a selection of vacanas or free-verse sayings from the Virasaiva religious movement, dedicated to Siva as the supreme god.

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