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Eastern love : English versions

Title
Eastern love : English versions / by E. Powys Mathers ; illustrations by Franz Felix.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Horace Liveright, 1930.
Description
3 v. : 16 ill. ; 25 cm.
Other contributors
Mathers, E. Powys (Edward Powys), 1892-1939.
Felix, Franz, 1892-
Notes
Mather's translation from various French translations of Sanskrit, Arabic, Chinese, etc. texts.
V. 3 includes terminal essays by Mathers on the works.
Poetry.
Short stories.
Anthology.
"This edition of Eastern Love is strictly limited to 1500 numbered copies, issued only for subscribers ... This copy is number 708."
Contents
  • v. 1. The lessons of a bawd / Damodaragupta. The harlot's breviary / Kshemandra. The book of women / Fazil-bey. The education of wives. The young wives' tale / Amor ben Amar. Tales of Fez
  • v. 2. The loves of Rā dhā and Krishna / Chandīdāsa. Amores of Mayūra and Amaru. Love stories and gallant tales from China. Comrade loves of the samurai. Songs of the geishas. Ninety short tales
  • v. 3. The loves of D-̄asīn and Musa-ag-Amāstān. Camel-boy rhythms. Love tales of Cambodia. Songs of the love nights of Lao. Anthology of Eastern love. Terminal essays / E. Powys Mathers.
References
Mansell, NE0330367.
BM, v. 155, col. 363.
Kinsey subjects
Social conditions--Asia.
Status of women--Asia.
Love.
Prostitution.
Marriage.
Subject headings
Asia.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
808.071601 E13 1930
Location
Stacks
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