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Published by Gale Research in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English


  • Japanese fiction -- 1868- -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Novelists, Japanese -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Van C. Gessel.
SeriesDictionary of literary biography ;, v. 180
ContributionsGessel, Van C.
LC ClassificationsPL747.55 .J36 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 397 p. :
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL665920M
ISBN 100787610682
LC Control Number97011573

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