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literary history of India.

Robert Watson Frazer

literary history of India.

by Robert Watson Frazer

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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Sanskrit literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Indic literature -- History and criticism.,
    • India -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPK2903 .F7 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination470 p.
      Number of Pages470
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4767490M
      ISBN 100838311504
      LC Control Number78128001

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frazer, R. (Robert Watson), Literary history of India.

The early history of Tamil language and literature is shrouded in obscurity. According to the popular legends it originated from the beating of the drum of Siva and its first grammar called Agathiam is said to have been written by the great sage Agastya.

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In her book, “Leaving India: My Family’s Journey From Five Villages. The book is a history of Western literary criticism and a general introduction to the subject of literary criticism and theory. It follows the survey approach, discussing English literary critics in a historical-chronological order/5(62).Crossword Book Awards, any of a series of Indian literary awards established in by Indian book retailer Crossword, its stated aim being to create a prize equivalent to Western literary accolades such as the Booker Prize and the Pulitzer Prize.

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