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Sirens of the Western shore

the westernesque femme fatale, translation, and vernacular style in modern Japanese literature

by Indra A. Levy

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in literature,
  • Japanese literature -- 1868- -- History and criticism,
  • Japanese literature -- Western influences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-312) and index.

    StatementIndra Levy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL726.58.W64 L58 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 330 p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15618214M
    ISBN 100231137869, 0231510748
    ISBN 109780231137867, 9780231510745
    LC Control Number2006017785
    OCLC/WorldCa70129043

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