Buddhist poetry and colonialism: Alagiyavanna and the Portuguese in Sri Lanka

This title examines five works by the poet Alagiyavanna to demonstrate how Buddhism in Sri Lanka was transformed by the encounters with Portuguese colonialism in the 16th and 17th centuries

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Berkwitz, Stephen C. 1969-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Oxford University Press 2013
Further subjects:B Buddhism ; Sri Lanka ; History ; 16th century
B Portugal Colonies Asia Religion
B Buddhism ; Sri Lanka ; History ; 17th century
B Buddhist poetry, Sinhalese ; History and criticism
B Buddhism Sri Lanka History 16th century
B Alagiyavanna Mukaveṭi ; active 16th century ; Criticism and interpretation
B Buddhist poetry, Sinhalese History and criticism
B Buddhism Sri Lanka History 17th century
B Portugal ; Colonies ; Asia ; Religion
B Alagiyavanna Mukaveṭi active 16th century Criticism and interpretation
B Buddhism and culture Sri Lanka
B Buddhism and culture ; Sri Lanka
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780199935765
Description
Summary:This title examines five works by the poet Alagiyavanna to demonstrate how Buddhism in Sri Lanka was transformed by the encounters with Portuguese colonialism in the 16th and 17th centuries
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0199333033
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199935765.001.0001