Kaladarsana: American Studies in the Art of India

Williams, Joanna G. [Edt.]

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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xvi, 183 pp, Introduction: Whither the Study of Indian Art? by Joanna G. Williams; list of abbreviations; a note to the reader; the contributors; 1. Frederick Asher: Pancayatana Siva Lingas: Sources and Meaning; 2. Wayne E. Begley: the Sumbolic Rold of Calligraphy on Three Imperial Mosques of Shah Jahan; 3. Doris Clark Chatham: Rasa and Sculpture; 4. Robert J. Del Bonta: The Madankais at Belur; 5. Thomas Donaldson: Development of the Nata-Mandira in Orisan Temple Architecture; 6. John C. Huntington: Cave Six at Aurangabad: A Tantrayana Monument?; 7. Susan L. Huntington: Iconographic Reflections on the Arjuna Ratha; 8. Clifford Reis Jones: Dhulicitra: Historical Perspectives on Art and Ritual; 9. Michael W. Meister: Mundesvari: Ambiguity and Certainty in the Analysis of a Temple Plan; 10. Gary J. Schwindler: Sculpture in Medieval South India, c. 9th to 11th Century A. D.: Some Old Ideas and Some New Directions; 11. Ellen S. Smart: Akbar, Illiterate Genius; 12. Walter M. Spink: Ajanta's Chronology: Politics and Patronage; 13. Doris Srinivasan: Early Krishna Icons: The Case at Mathura; 14. Donald M. Stadtner: Ancient Kosala and the Stellate Plan; 15. Gary Michael Tartakov: Reconsidering the "Flat-roofed Temple" Hypothesis; 16. Joanna G. Williams: Dentils and the Question of Wooden Origins for the Gupta Temple; 17. Hiram W. Woodward: Some Buddhist Symbols and Their Ancestry; index with b&w illustrations throughout. In collaboration with American Institute of Indian Studies: First Edition, 1981. "Kaladarsana means 'Looking at Art', 'Reverent Glimpses of Art', or perhaps 'Visions of Art'. This volume is devoted to various ways of perceinving Indian art by American scholars. There is not a single unified approach or philosophy of art here. And yet throughout, the pointis to understand images and buildings in ways that go beyond simple describing and classifying what is there. What brings these diverse subjects together is a concern with the context and circumstances of the work of art in India. An attempt is made to view it from a variety of perspectives. Religious, philosophical, social, or political background helps to understand the image or building itself." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Only the faintest edge wear to dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and illustrated endpapers. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 1981
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Book Condition: Fine
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Book Description Leiden 1981, Brill. Blue cloth, very good, dj., 183p., indexnotes, Indian edition. An anthology of 17 essays, profuselyillustrated with b.w. photos, figiures, drawings &c. With scholarly essays: F. Asher: Pancayatana Siva Lingas:Sources & Meaning. W. Begley: Symbolic role of calligraphyon three Imperial Mosques of Shah Jahan. D.Chatham: Rasa andSculpture. R. Del Bonta: The Madanakais at Belur. T. Donald-son: Development of the Nata-Mandira in Orissan Temple arch-itecture. J. Huntington: Cave Six at Aurangabad: A Tantraya-na Monument? S. Huntington: Iconographic Reflections on theArjuna Ratha. C. Jones: Dhulicitra: Historical perspectiveson art & ritual. M. Meister: Mundesvari:ambiguity & certain-ty in the analysis of a temple plan. G. Schwindler: Sculpt-ure in medieval S. India c. 9th-11th century A.D. some oldideas & new dirctions. E. Smart: Akbar, illiterate genius.W. Spink: Ajanta's chronology: politics & patronage. DorisSrinivasan: Early krishna icons: the case at Mathura. Et al.Scans can be sent by email. *** Color scans of this andmost other items are posted to our website. Bookdescription text protected by Copyright. Bookseller Inventory # 96160401

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