Literature and the people

address to the fourth All-India Progressive Writers" Conference on 22nd May 1943, in Bombay
  • 20 Pages
  • 1.83 MB
  • English
People"s Publishing House , Bombay
Statementby S.A. Dange.
ContributionsAll-India Progressive Writers" Conference, (4th : 1943 : Bombay)
The Physical Object
Pagination20p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20137688M

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