New PDF release: A Spiritual Bloomsbury: Hinduism and Homosexuality in the

By Antony Copley

a religious Bloomsbury is an exploration of ways 3 English writers—Edward chippie, E.M. Forster, and Christopher Isherwood—sought to return to phrases with their homosexuality by means of engagement with Hinduism. Copley unearths how those writers got here to phrases with their internal conflicts and have been led towards Hinduism by means of friendship or the impact of professionals. Tackling the subjects of the guru-disciple courting, their quarrel with Christianity, relationships with their moms and the challenging female, the tensions among sexuality and society, and the allure of Hindu mysticism; this interesting paintings seeks to bare even if Hinduism provided the solutions and achievement those writers finally sought. additionally integrated is a diary narrating Copley's quest to trace down Carpenter's and Isherwood's Vendantism and Forster's Krishna cult on a trip to India.

Show description

Read or Download A Spiritual Bloomsbury: Hinduism and Homosexuality in the Lives and Writings of Edward Carpenter, E.M. Forster, and Christopher Isherwood PDF

Similar hinduism books

Joanne Punzo Waghorne's Diaspora of the Gods: Modern Hindu Temples in an Urban PDF

Many Hindus at the present time are city middle-class individuals with non secular values just like these in their expert opposite numbers in the US and Europe. simply as glossy execs proceed to construct new church buildings, synagogues, and now mosques, Hindus are erecting temples to their gods anywhere their paintings and their lives take them.

Get Hindu Widow Marriage PDF

Ahead of the passage of the Hindu Widow's Re-marriage Act of 1856, Hindu culture required a lady to stay as a digital outcast after her husband's demise. Widows have been anticipated to shave their heads, discard their jewellery, stay in seclusion, and suffer usual acts of penance. Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar used to be the 1st Indian highbrow to effectively argue opposed to those cruelties.

Download e-book for iPad: The Ramayana: A Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic by Ramesh Menon

The good Indian epic rendered in sleek proseIndia's such a lot cherished and enduring legend, the Ramayana is greatly said to be one of many world's nice literary masterpieces. nonetheless an essential component of India's cultural and non secular expression, the Ramayana used to be initially composed via the Sanskrit poet Valmiki round three hundred b.

The Ethics of Śaṅkara and Śāntideva: A Selfless Response to by Dr Lee Todd Warren PDF

Exploring the philosophical matters of the character of self, this booklet attracts from of the main influential Indian masters, Śaṅkara and Śāntideva. Todd demonstrates that an ethics of altruism continues to be attainable inside a metaphysics which assumes there to be no autonomous self. a brand new moral version in keeping with the notions of ‘flickering awareness’ and ‘constructive altruism’ is proposed.

Extra resources for A Spiritual Bloomsbury: Hinduism and Homosexuality in the Lives and Writings of Edward Carpenter, E.M. Forster, and Christopher Isherwood

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Spiritual Bloomsbury: Hinduism and Homosexuality in the Lives and Writings of Edward Carpenter, E.M. Forster, and Christopher Isherwood by Antony Copley


by Edward
4.5

Rated 4.45 of 5 – based on 10 votes