The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India
Vintage Books, 1959 - 115 Seiten
"The story of Sita of the beautiful hips ... and of her two husbands" is a tale of sexual desire and marital responsibility, set in India.--p. .
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No, we must both fall, each struck to the heart by the other's sword — for only the
sword is the 'other's,' not the heart. That will be better than if each of us turned the
sword against his own present division; for it Sumantra, demand that Nanda ...
Gladly will I offer my heart to your weapon. But yours I will pierce through that Sita
may not pale for love of me in your arms, but doubly widowed join us in the
flames." Sita professed herself satisfied with these arrangements, she said they ...
V-80 Beerbohm, Max Seven Men and Two Others V-271 Bedier, Joseph Tristan
and Iseult V-93 Bennett, Joan Four Metaphysical Poets V-321 Bolt, Robert A Man
for All Seasons V-21 Bowen, Elizabeth The Death of the Heart V-48 Bowen, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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