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The search for authenticity in modern Japanese literature

by Hisaaki Yamanouchi

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese literature -- 1868- -- History and criticism.,
  • Japanese literature -- European influences.,
  • Japanese literature -- American influences.,
  • Authorship -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Authors, Japanese -- Psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHisaaki Yamanouchi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL726.55 .Y32
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4567910M
    ISBN 10052121856X
    LC Control Number77084815

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