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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India

Subjects:

  • Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Influence,
  • Raja Rao,
  • Indic literature (English) -- History and criticism,
  • Nationalism and literature -- India -- History -- 20th century,
  • Politics and literature -- India -- History -- 20th century,
  • Literature and history -- India -- History -- 20th century,
  • Group identity in literature,
  • Nationalism in literature,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Myth in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-215) and index.

StatementRumina Sethi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9485.5.N27 S48 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL388705M
ISBN 100198183399
LC Control Number98051996

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