Published by Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi India, 1973
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1973. First Edition. Very Good+ hardcover/ near Very Good dust jacket in mylar; 9" tal; green & buff paper coved boards; no interior markings; notes on contributors. Appendix list of Sahitya Akademi award-winning Books/Authors 1955-1971. 372 pages. Critical surveys (in English) of literary trends and achievements in 20 Indic languages in the first 25 years of Independence 1947-1972 by eminent scholars and critics. The 20 languages are: Assamese, Bengali, Dogri, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Rajasthani, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, & Urdu.