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  • ISBN: 9780226900544
  • ISBN10: 0226900541

Charming Cadavers Horrific Figurations of the Feminine in Indian Buddhist Hagiographic Literature

by Liz Wilson

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 10/01/1996
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Foreword Catharine R. Stimpson Preface Note on Terminology Introduction 1: Celibacy and the Social World 2: "Like a Boil with Nine Openings": Buddhist Constructions of the Body and Their South Asian Milieu 3: False Advertising Exposed: Horrific Figurations of the Feminine in Pali Hagiography 4: Lead Us Now into Temptation: Countering Samsaric Duplicity with Dharmic Deceptions 5: Seeing Through the Gendered "I": The Nun's Story Conclusion Appendix: The Post-Asokan Milieu Notes Selected Bibliography Index
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