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1988 by Book Trust in conjunction with the British Council in London .
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By Kuei-fen Chiu. Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers: An Anthology showcases the best examples of contemporary Taiwanese writing by women writers, all of whom have won major literary awards in Taiwan and are recognized as leading figures of Taiwan’s literary scene.
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