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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 67

Empire of Texts in Motion

Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese Literature

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$59.95 • £47.95 • €54.00

ISBN 9780674036253

Publication Date: 11/30/2009

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550 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone

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Karen Laura Thornber is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2011 John Whitney Hall Book Prize, Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies
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