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Published by RoutledgeCurzon in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Body, Human, in literature,
  • Japanese fiction -- Shōwa period, 1926-1989 -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Douglas N. Slaymaker.
    SeriesAsia"s transformations
    ContributionsSlaymaker, Douglas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL747.82.B65 B63 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3676742M
    ISBN 100415322251
    LC Control Number2003014997

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