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An Anthology of Sinhalese literature of the twentieth century

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Published by Norbury in Ashford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sinhalese literature -- Translations into English.,
  • English literature -- Translations from Sinhalese.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected by the UNESCO National Commission of Sri Lanka ; edited and with an introduction by C.H.B. Reynolds ; preface by E.R. Sarachchandra ; translated by D.M. de Silva ... [et al.].
    SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works
    ContributionsReynolds, C. H. B., Sri Lanka. Yuneskō Jātika Maṇḍalaya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK2875.E1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 333 p. ;
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20075712M
    ISBN 100904404536

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Sinhala is also spoken as the first language by other ethnic groups in Sri Lanka Ethnicity: Sinhalese people. Purāṇōkti saṅgrahaya: Purātana samhāvya gadya padya kr̥tīngi hā janaśrutiyēgi găbvū pudgala nāma, grāma nāma yeduṃ, kiyaman hā pravādayangi runduṇu sannivēdanartha gavēṣaṇa adyayanayaki / Catalog Record Only In Sinhalese.

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Kent, England. Reynolds C H B (ed.) (). An anthology of Sinhalese literature up to London: George Allen and Unwin (English translations). Reynolds C H B (ed.) (). An anthology of Sinhalese literature of the twentieth century. Woodchurch, Kent: Paul Norbury/Unesco (English translations).

Reynolds C H B (). Sinhalese: an introductory course. tion of two earlier volumes of Sri Lankan writing: the Anthology of Sinhalese Literature (), edited by C. Reynolds, which covered the classical period, and the Anthology of Modern Writings from Sri Lanka (), edited by Chitra Fernando and myself, which dealt with twentieth-century creative writing up.

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