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Five Modern Japanese Novelists

by Donald Keene

  • 379 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Japanese,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • ASIA,
  • Asian - Japanese,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Literary,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Asian,
  • Asian - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9434158M
    ISBN 100231126115
    ISBN 109780231126113

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