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The Nation of India in Contemporary Indian Literature

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • India,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642915M
    ISBN 101403983909
    ISBN 109781403983909


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