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Writing as enlightenment

John Whalen-Bridge

Writing as enlightenment

Buddhist American literature into the twenty-first century

by John Whalen-Bridge

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Published by SUNY Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism and literature,
  • Buddhist authors,
  • Buddhist influences,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • Buddhism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesBuddhist American literature into the twenty-first century
    Statementedited by John Whalen-Bridge and Gary Storhoff ; forward by Jan Willis
    SeriesSUNY series in Buddhism and American culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.B83 W75 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 193 p. :
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25077195M
    ISBN 109781438439198, 9781438439204
    LC Control Number2011005365

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