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Ambiguous bodies

Michelle Ilene Osterfeld Li

Ambiguous bodies

reading the grotesque in Japanese setsuwa tales

by Michelle Ilene Osterfeld Li

  • 3 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk literature, Japanese -- History and criticism,
  • Tales -- Japan -- History and criticism,
  • Japanese literature -- To 1600 -- History and criticism,
  • Grotesque in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichelle Osterfeld Li.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR340 .L5 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22657859M
    ISBN 109780804759755
    LC Control Number2008043097
    OCLC/WorldCa263408648

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