Naples: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 1996. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. (vi) 88pp.  (+ 7 pages of plates). Beige heavy stock textured paper wrappers, with black lettering on the front cover and spine. One from the large series of monographs published by University of Naples "L'Orientale", this work examines the literary depictions of Tamil village life found in the works of Indian writer and folklorist Ki Rajanarayanan (1922-). The final section contains 7 pages of glossy plates containing 14 b/w photographic reproductions of relevant images. Wrappers lightly bumped along the bottom edge of the front cover. Wrappers in very good+, interior in near fine condition overall. vg+ to near fine. Item #47746
* Supplemento n. 86 agli Annali, v. 56, fsc.1.