2 edition of Modern Japanese fiction 1868-1926 found in the catalog.
Modern Japanese fiction 1868-1926
Nakamura, Mitsuo pseud.
|Series||Japanese life and culture series|
|Contributions||Kokusai Bunka Shinkōkai.|
|LC Classifications||PL747.6 .N28 1968|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||119, 61 p.|
|Number of Pages||119|
|LC Control Number||68058248|
Japan’s ancient history has imbued it with a diverse literary heritage largely ignored by American literati and professors, save for a few notable wanting to further explore the full range of the country’s written works should consider this list a primer of the highlights to hit before moving on to other poems, novels, plays, comics and short stories. Contemporary Japanese fiction, Tokyo, Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai [Distributed by Japan Publications Trading Co., San Francisco] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mitsuo Nakamura; Kokusai Bunka Shinkōkai.
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