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The Wild Goose
by Mori ôgai, translated & introduced
by Burton Watson

“A small book that gives immense pleasure. . . . A timeless portrayal of the clash between social caste and romantic love.”
Gardner McFall in The New York Times Book Review

“This affecting piece of short fiction [is] a fine keystone for any library’s collection of Japanese materials.”
J. M. Ditsky in Choice  

“Authoritative and eminently readable . . . a translation worthy of the original.”
Edwin McClellan,
Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies at Yale Univ

Published by Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan
Michigan Monographs in Japanese Studies No. 14
Published 1995, 180 pp.
ISBN 0 939512 70 X, hardback, £22.00
ISBN 0 939512 71 8, paperback, £12.99