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Politics and theatre

Neluka Silva

Politics and theatre

a comparative study of the construction of nation and gender in the contemporary Sinhalese and Bengali theatres

by Neluka Silva

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Published by Regional Centre for Strategic Studies in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.,
  • India,
  • West Bengal.
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Theater -- India -- West Bengal.,
    • Gender identity in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [87]-95).

      StatementNeluka Silva.
      SeriesRCSS policy studies ;, 8
      ContributionsRegional Centre for Strategic Studies (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2960.S72 S55 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. ;
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6860028M
      ISBN 10955805108X
      LC Control Number00370960
      OCLC/WorldCa45610148

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