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The Autobiographical Narrative in Modern Japan

A Study of Kasai Zenzo, a Shi-shosetsu Writer

by Masako Nakagawa Graham

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Japan,
  • Asian - Japanese,
  • General,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1887-1928,
  • Authors, Japanese,
  • Biography,
  • Kasai, Zenzåo,,
  • Taishåo period, 1912-1926

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLinda A. Chance (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10970949M
    ISBN 100773453962
    ISBN 109780773453968

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