Writers of Indian diaspora theory and practice

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .

Written in English

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  • Indic literature (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

About the Edition

Contributory essays; some presented at a seminar held in December 1996 at the University of Rajasthan.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Jasbir Jain.
ContributionsJain, Jasbir.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9489.6 .W75 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL509150M
LC Control Number98906957

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