The Making of Romantic Love

Here, Reddy illuminates the birth of a cultural movement that managed to regulate selfish desire and render it innocent - or innocent enough. Reddy strikes out from this historical moment on an exploration of love, contrasting the medieval development of romantic love in Europe with contemporaneous eastern traditions in Bengal.

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Publisher University of Chicago Press
Release Date
ISBN 0226706265
Pages 450 pages
Rating 4/5 (69 users)