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Before the divide Hindi and Urdu literary culture by Workshop on "Intermediary Genres in Hindi and Urdu" (2005 Berkeley, CA)

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Published by Orient BlackSwan in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Hindi literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses,
  • Urdu literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses,
  • Literature and society -- India -- History -- Congresses,
  • India -- Intellectual life -- Congresses

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About the Edition

Papers presented at the Workshop on "Intermediary Genres in Hindi and Urdu", held at Berkeley, on 8 July 2005.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Francesca Orsini.
ContributionsOrsini, Francesca.
LC ClassificationsPK2031 .W67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 311 p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24100158M
ISBN 108125038299
ISBN 109788125038290
LC Control Number2010316583

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