Children"s fiction in English in India
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Children"s fiction in English in India trends and motifs by Srinivasan, Prema Dr.

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Published by T.R. Publications in Chennai .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Indic fiction (English) -- History and criticism.,
  • Children"s stories, Indic (English) -- History and criticism.,
  • Children -- Books and reading -- India.,
  • India -- In literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPrema Srinivasan.
LC ClassificationsPR9492.6.C45 S75 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL516774M
ISBN 108185427844
LC Control Number98915631

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