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Modern Japanese poetry

Donald Keene

Modern Japanese poetry

an essay.

by Donald Keene

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Published by Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese poetry

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL727.5 K44
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15376867M


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