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Kāvya in South India. Old Tamil Caṅkam Poetry. Delhi: Manohar 2017

Reprint of 2001 edition, with a new preface:

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The Ondaatje Letters 1728-1737


“Letters dealing with the slave trade from Ceylon: The Ondaatje correspondence, 1728 to 1737”. Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa, Vol. 67, no. 3 (July to September 2013), pp. 113-122 and 125. For a pdf, see QB.

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Cape Town lecture on the Ondaatje Letters

Folder with the Ondaatje letters

Lecture held in Cape Town on Wednesday 24 April 2013, 12.30-13.30:

“Between Colombo and Cape Town: The Tamil Ondaatje letters 1728-1737”

Venue: Western Cape Archives and Records Service, 72 Roeland Street, Cape Town (South Africa)