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Translations from early Japanese literature

Edwin O. Reischauer

Translations from early Japanese literature

by Edwin O. Reischauer

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese literature -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTsutsumi chūnagon monogatari. English. 1972., Heiji monogatari. English. 1972.
    Statement[by] Edwin O. Reischauer and Joseph K. Yamagiwa.
    SeriesHarvard-Yenching Institute studies,, 29
    ContributionsYamagiwa, Joseph K. 1906- joint ed. and tr., Abutsu-ni, ca. 1209-1283.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL782.E1 R43 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 358 p.
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5298642M
    ISBN 100674904222
    LC Control Number72079310

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