International Journal of Hindu Studies

, Volume 8, Issue 1–3, pp 29–55 | Cite as

Lovers, messengers, and beloved landscapes: Sandeśakāvya in comparative perspective

  • Steven P. Hopkins


Paddy Field Verse Comparative Perspective Sand Bank Sacred Space 
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  • Steven P. Hopkins
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  1. 1.Swarthmore College in PennsylvaniaUSA

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