When God is a Customer: Telugu Courtesan Songs by Ksetrayya and Others - Ramanujan, A K (Editor), and Shulman, David Dean (Editor), and Rao, Velcheru Narayana (Editor)

How is it that this woman's breasts glimmer so clearly through her saree? Can't you guess, my friends? What are they but rays from the crescents left by the nails of her lover pressing her in his passion, rays now luminous as the moonlight of a summer night? These South Indian devotional poems show the dramatic use of erotic language to express a ...

When God is a Customer: Telugu Courtesan Songs by Ksetrayya and Others 1994, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520080690

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