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Irigaray's Between East and West: Breath, Pranayama, and the Phenomenology of Prayer

Cleo McNelly Kearns

in The Phenomenology of Prayer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224951
eISBN:
9780823235797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224951.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines philosopher Luce Irigaray's encounter with Eastern yogic practice. It explains that in the yogic tradition there is a strong connection between breath, silence, and speech, ... More


Purify the Mind and Clarify the Vision: Ordeal and Aftermath

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, Ranga Rao notes the year of disaster in Narayan’s life—1939, the year his wife Rajam passed away. The period that followed, of over five years, was replete with loneliness; this ... More


Mixed Sap: A Life1

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a succinct account of Narayan’s antecedents and his life from birth to death. The novelist was influenced early in life by three members of his family: his maternal grandmother ... More


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