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Identity in Asian literature

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Published by Curzon Press in Richmond, Surrey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oriental literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lisbeth Littrup.
    SeriesStudies in Asian topics,, 21, Studies on Asian topics ;, no. 21.
    ContributionsLittrup, Lisbeth., Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ314.I35 I34 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination263 p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL560400M
    ISBN 100700703683, 0700703675
    LC Control Number96144049
    OCLC/WorldCa34690380

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