Tyagaraja and the Renewal of Tradition: Translation and Reflections
William J. Jackson
- ISBN: 9788120811461, 8120811461
- Year of Publication: 1994
- Binding: Hardcover
- Edition: 1st
- No. of Pages: 320
- Language: English
Tyagaraja 1767-1947 is the most celebrated of South Indian musician saints. This book explores some of the growth processes, the transmission patterns and the cultural creativity involved in South Indian bhakti traditions, using examples of Tyagaraja's life story, songs and social signigicance as case studies.
About the Author(s)
WILLIAM J. JACKSON is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religious
Studies at Indiana University. His book on Tyagaraja is acknowledged to
represent the finest scholarship in the field.