Some literary women of Sri Lanka

by Eva Ranaweera

Publisher: Women"s Education and Research Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Written in English
Published: Pages: 79 Downloads: 163
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  • Authors, Sinhalese -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Sinhalese literature -- Women authors.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-79).

Statementby Eva Ranaweera.
SeriesWomen"s Education and Research Centre publication ;, no. 34/E 13
LC ClassificationsPK2850.A56 R36 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1370707M
LC Control Number92901791

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