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Silence, exile, and cunning the fiction of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala by Yasmine Gooneratne

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Published by Orient Longman in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India


  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer, 1927- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- India -- History -- 20th century.,
  • India in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementYasmine Gooneratne.
ContributionsJhabvala, Ruth Prawer, 1927-
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.J5 Z68 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination325 p., [9] p. of plates :
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2829759M
ISBN 100861313798
LC Control Number83905540

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