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Title Signless signification in ancient India and beyond / edited by Tiziana Pontillo and Maria Piera Candotti ; with a preface by Giuliano Boccali
Published London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (287 pages) : illustrations
Series Cultural, historical and textual studies of South Asian religions
Cultural, historical, and textual studies of South Asian religions.
Contents Much ado about nothing : unsystematic notes on śūnya / Alberto Pelissero -- When one thing applies more than once : tantra and prasaṅga in Śrautasūtra, Mīmāṃsā and grammar / Elisa Freschi, Tiziana Pontillo -- The earlier Pāṇinian tradition on the imperceptible sign / Maria Piera Candotti, Tiziana Pontillo -- The infinite possibilities of life : interpretations of the śūnyatā in the thinking of Daisaku Ikeda / Paolo Corda -- Presences and absences in Indian visual arts : ideologies and events / Cinzia Pieruccini -- Rethinking the question of images (aniconism vs. iconism) in the Indian history of art / Mimma Congedo, Paola M. Rossi -- Denotation in absentia in literary language : the case of Aristophanic comedy / Patrizia Mureddu -- The birth of the Buddha in the early Buddhist art schools / Ruben Fais -- Untranslatable denotations : notes on music meaning through cultures / Prema Bhat, Paolo Bravi, Ignazio Macchiarella
Summary The collection of interdisciplinary essays in this book examines the speculative, linguistic, literary and artistic theories on signless ways of expressing meanings in the context of traditional Indian language and culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Historical linguistics -- Asia.
Indo-Aryan languages -- Grammar.
Form Electronic book
Author Candotti, Maria Piera.
Pontillo, Tiziana.
ISBN 0857283162 (electronic bk.)
9780857283160 (electronic bk.)