And even within the fashion world, he’s had a recent comeback after his early 2000s success led to overexposure and backlash.
As a friend of nearly 40 years, University of Kansas researcher Sherry Fowler was there for much of it.
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The reader also gets to see a few paintings and scrolls with a detailed explanation accompanying them.
Ghosh also rightly points out that while the epic and characters that people it, such as Rāma and Sītā, have been in general admired and revered, some people have had other opinions about it and used them to serve a different purpose, like for example expressing dissension (e. the feminists who object to Rāma’s behaviour towards Sītā, through the animated film Sita Sings the Blues).
The photographs, which are presented in the order in which the Rāma story occurs, are accompanied by ample informat ion and analysis on them ; the write-ups also give information on Indian artistic conventions. Goldman, deals with “ the career and character of Rāma” (p. The author rightly asserts how, thanks to innumerable retellings through dif ferent media, R āma has for long been “ a central deity, ideal man, culture hero, model monarch, and literary hero” (p.
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This story is so suffused in oral, visual and performative traditions that it has reached every nook and corner of a vast territory, and deeply marked languages, architecture and religious rituals and everyday life.
Ghosh illustrates this by pointing out how scroll paintings bearing the Rāma story are used by wandering bards as props and how terracot ta panels decorate the private temples of the more well-off in West Bengal.