Narrative art in the Mahābhārata
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Narrative art in the Mahābhārata the Ādi Parva by Pradip Bhattacharya

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


  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Mahābhārata

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [382]-389).

StatementPradip Bhattacharya
LC ClassificationsBL1138.26 .B43 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 389 p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25206858M
ISBN 109381406014
ISBN 109789381406014
LC Control Number2012323470

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