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The Resource The yogin & the madman : reading the biographical corpus of Tibet's great saint Milarepa, Andrew Quintman

The yogin & the madman : reading the biographical corpus of Tibet's great saint Milarepa, Andrew Quintman

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The yogin & the madman : reading the biographical corpus of Tibet's great saint Milarepa
Title
The yogin & the madman
Title remainder
reading the biographical corpus of Tibet's great saint Milarepa
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Quintman
Title variation
Yogin and the madman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tibetan biographers began writing Jetsun Milarepa's (1052--1135) life story shortly after his death, initiating a literary tradition that turned the poet and saint into a model of virtuosic Buddhist practice throughout the Himalayan world. Andrew Quintman traces this history and its innovations in narrative and aesthetic representation across four centuries, culminating in a detailed analysis of the genre's most famous example, composed in 1488 by Tsangnyön Heruka, or the "Madman of Western Tibet." Quintman imagines these works as a kind of physical body supplanting the yogin's corporeal rel
Member of
Cataloging source
LGG
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Quintman, Andrew
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
South Asia Across the Disciplines
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mi-la-ras-pa
  • Mi-la-ras-pa
  • Lamas
  • Biography as a literary form
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Biography as a literary form
  • China
  • Religion in Africa
  • Religion, Jewish Studies, Theology
  • Religion
Label
The yogin & the madman : reading the biographical corpus of Tibet's great saint Milarepa, Andrew Quintman
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Earliest sources: a biographical birth; 2. Proto-lives: formations of a skeletal biography; 3. Biographical compendia: lives made flesh; 4. A new standard: Tsangyon Heruka's life and songs of Milarepa; 5. The Yogin and the Madman: a life brought to life; 6. Conclusions; Epilogue: Mila comes alive!; List of abbreviations; Appendix 1: The life of Jetsun Mila by Gampopa; Appendix 2: text colophons, English translations, and Tibetan transcriptions
  • Appendix 3: Text outlines and concordances; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn864358172
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231535533
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/quin16414
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt4chfd9
  • 1a722a9f-7e1f-486f-ab06-16c32dfeaaa4
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864358172
Label
The yogin & the madman : reading the biographical corpus of Tibet's great saint Milarepa, Andrew Quintman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Earliest sources: a biographical birth; 2. Proto-lives: formations of a skeletal biography; 3. Biographical compendia: lives made flesh; 4. A new standard: Tsangyon Heruka's life and songs of Milarepa; 5. The Yogin and the Madman: a life brought to life; 6. Conclusions; Epilogue: Mila comes alive!; List of abbreviations; Appendix 1: The life of Jetsun Mila by Gampopa; Appendix 2: text colophons, English translations, and Tibetan transcriptions
  • Appendix 3: Text outlines and concordances; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn864358172
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231535533
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/quin16414
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt4chfd9
  • 1a722a9f-7e1f-486f-ab06-16c32dfeaaa4
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864358172

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