Sōseki: Modern Japan's Greatest Novelist
Columbia University Press, 2018.
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John Nathan., & John Nathan|AUTHOR. (2018). Sōseki: Modern Japan's Greatest Novelist . Columbia University Press.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
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