Literary debates in modern China, 1918-1937. by Amitendranath Tagore

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  • Chinese literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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SeriesEast Asian cultural studies series,, no. 11
LC ClassificationsPL2302 .T3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 280 p.
Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL5690742M
LC Control Number70017025

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