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The Modern Murasaki: Writing by Women of Meiji Japan (Asia Perspectives: History, Society, and Culture)
The first anthology of its kind, "The Modern Murasaki" brings the vibrancy and rich imagination of women's writing from the Meiji period to English-language readers. Along with traditional prose, the editors have chosen and carefully translated short stories, plays, poetry, speeches, essays, and personal journal entries. Selected readings include writings by the public spe...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Columbia University Press
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