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Published by Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute in Poona, India .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Statementby Padma Sudhi.
SeriesBhandarkar oriental series ;, no. 18-
LC ClassificationsBH221.I53 P23 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1-3 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3009382M
LC Control Number84903018

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