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Published by Atlantic Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Masculinity in literature,
  • Indic fiction (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Rajeshwar Mittapalli, Letizia Alterno.
ContributionsRajeshwar, M. 1961-, Alterno, Letizia.
LC ClassificationsPR9492.6.M37 (P-PZ21)+
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23911992M
ISBN 108126910984
ISBN 109788126910984
LC Control Number2009346804

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