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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 131–157.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of India because of its denial of an afterworld. Beginning in the mid-1570s, the Mughal emperor Akbar the Great instigated a series of religious and philosophical debates at his court at Fatehpur Sikri in India. Assembled representatives of many religions and philosophies of the world, including...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2015
... — a retreat of grace, beauty, and order designed to refresh the males of the household” (62). Similarly, Percival Spear’s ([1965] 1990, 26) History of India promises that “the great Mughal ladies” such as “Nur Jahan, Jahanara, and Zeb-­un-­nissa hold their own with Akbar and Shah Jahan” but then goes...
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Genre (2015) 48 (2): 119–129.
Published: 01 July 2015
... India at the end of the sixteenth century, coincident with a similar inter- est in the European Renaissance. Rereading the debates at the Mughal emperor Akbar’s court at Fatehpur Sikri, Wojciehowski recovers the role of the shadowy Cārvāka materialists, similar to atheists, and considers how Jesuit...