Songs from the garden of Kama; llustrated from Photographs by Mrs. EARDLEY WILMOT [India's Love Lyrics]

Hope, Laurence, 1865-1904. [Adela Florence Violet Nicolson (née Cory) ]

Published by New York : John Lane Co., 1909, 1901, 1909
Condition: Good Hardcover
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vi, 113 p. : ill. ; 26 cm ; LCCN: 09-30426 ; LC: PR6027.I37 ; OCLC: 3436017 ; tipped-in photographs ; Contents: The garden of Kama, Kama the Indian Eros -- In th early pearly morning: song by Valgovind -- Reverie of Mahomed Akram at the tamarind tank -- The teak forest -- Valgovind;s song in the spring -- Valgovind's boat song -- Kashmiri song by Juma -- Ziri in captivity -- Mahomed Akram's appeal to the stars -- Reminiscince of Mahomed Akram -- Story of Updaipore, told by Lalla-ji, the priest -- GOlden eyes -- Kotri by the river -- Fancy -- Afridi love -- Ojira, to her lover -- Verses, Faiz Ulla -- Lost delight (After the Hazara War) -- The garden by the bridge -- Fate knows no tears -- Two songs by Sitara, of Kashmir -- Song of faiz ulla -- Khan Zada's song on the hillside -- Second song: The girl from Baltistan -- Palm trees by the sea -- Revcerie of Ormuz the Persian -- Song by Gulbaz -- Kashmiri song -- Sunstroke -- Third song, written during fever -- Protest by Zahir-u-Din -- Malaria -- To the hills! -- Song of the colours by Taj Mahomed -- Love lightly -- Sampan song -- Feroza ; Laurence Hope spent her adult life in India where her father Arthur Cory was stationed in the British Army. There she married Colonel Malcolm Hassels Nicolson, a linguist and Army officer. The couple "went native", sporting traditional Indian clothing and preferring Indian foods ; her sisters Annie Sophie Cory and Isabel Cory were also authors ; She killed herself after the death of her husband, by which time she had developed a following for her Indian-influenced poetry ; Amy Woodforde-Finden set four of her lyrics from The Garden of Kama to music, the most popular of which was Kashmiri Song ; first signature starting from spine ; else G. Bookseller Inventory # 006206

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Title: Songs from the garden of Kama; llustrated ...

Publisher: New York : John Lane Co., 1909, 1901

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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