Becoming modern women

love and female identity in prewar Japanese literature and culture
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Stanford University Press , Stanford, Calif
Japanese fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism, Japanese fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism, Women in literature, Love in liter
StatementMichiko Suzuki.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL725 .S89 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23576072M
ISBN 139780804761970, 9780804761987
LC Control Number2009026081

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