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The Kagero Diary A Woman"s Autobiographical Text from Tenth-Century Japan (Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies, No. 19.) by Sonja Arntzen

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Michitsuna no Haha,,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Heian period, 794-1185,
  • Historical - General,
  • Authors, Japanese,
  • ca. 935-995,
  • Asian,
  • Asian - Japanese,
  • Diaries

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8418879M
ISBN 100939512815
ISBN 109780939512812

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