Classical Indian literature a synopsis. by Anthony Kennedy Warder

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Published by Dept. of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .

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  • Indic literature -- History and criticism,
  • Sanskrit literature -- History and criticism

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ContributionsToronto, Ont. University. Dept. of East Asian Studies
LC ClassificationsPK2903 W37
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Pagination35 leaves.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19658743M

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