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Medusa"s hair

an essay on personal symbols and religious experience

by Gananath Obeyesekere

  • 245 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kataragama (Sri Lanka)
    • Subjects:
    • Symbolism.,
    • Hair -- Religious aspects.,
    • Kataragama (Sri Lanka) -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGananath Obeyesekere.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL600 .O23
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 217 p. :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4112324M
      ISBN 100226616002
      LC Control Number80027372


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