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Published: 17 January 2019

272 Pages | 6 b&w

ISBN: 9780199489558

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A Political History of Literature

Vidyapati and the Fifteenth Century

Author Dr Pankaj Jha

  • The texts under focus in the book were composed by Vidyapati, a poet and scholar, hugely popular in Bihar and Bengal as also north India. Till date there is not a single scholarly work in English on Vidyapati.
  • It is focused on the fifteenth century, a neglected period in north Indian historiography.
  • It is based on a study of Sanskrit literature during the medieval period, a period which is always associated with only Persian.

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