If you want to read about how Swami Vivekananda re-wrote and 'sanitised' the life of Ramakrishna in line with his philosophical beliefs, you must read: "Kali's Child" by J.J Kripal. It's brilliant, but expensive!
*Davis, R, "Lives of Indian Images", pg 44
~Arya Samaj Wikipedia page; and personal experience growing up in an Arya Samaj family
@ Swami Vivekananda - Wikipedia page
** E.g. Sivananda Lahiri, Soundarya Lahiri, Kanakadhara Stotram, Bhaja-Govindam. Information about the works of Shankara can be found here: http://www.sankaracharya.org/
Pictures are from Google images
(This post is informed by Richard Davis (1999), Wikipedia pages, personal study and experience. And it is inspired by the lectures of Dr. Crispin Branfoot, SOAS)