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A treasury of Asian literature.

Author: John D Yohannan
Publisher: New York, Day [1956]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The arrangement of A Treasury of Asian Literature is not by geography or chronology, but rather by literary types. It offers some of the best samples of the peculiar literary genius of five national groups with a view to displaying the infinite variety of Asian literature, not its development within national bounds. The entire "modern" era for all five countries is excluded. - Introduction.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yohannan, John D.
Treasury of Asian literature.
New York, Day [1956]
(OCoLC)568756591
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Yohannan
OCLC Number: 1239214
Description: 487 pages 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Story. Parable --
Prose fiction --
Epic --
Drama. Of man and nature --
Of man and God --
Of sacred and profane love --
Scripture. Confucian --
Taoist --
Hindu --
Buddhist --
Islamic.
Other Titles: Asian literature

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The arrangement of A Treasury of Asian Literature is not by geography or chronology, but rather by literary types. It offers some of the best samples of the peculiar literary genius of five national groups with a view to displaying the infinite variety of Asian literature, not its development within national bounds. The entire "modern" era for all five countries is excluded. - Introduction.

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