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Japanese Literature Information and Resources


Online magazine presented by Japanese critic, Kato Koiti. With several pages in English including information on Isikawa Jun and Abe Kobo, plus an literature links flagged by language.

The Japanese Literature Home Page

Provides news of the Japanese literary scene, a history of Japanese literature, timelines, authors and works, a gallery of Zoshigaya Cemetery, and an archive.

National Institute of Japanese Literature

Site in Japanese and English explains the role of the institute and provides advice on using their archives, their research activities, and events.

Ogura Hyakunin Isshu; 100 Poems by 100 Poets

Introduces the influential thirteenth-century compilation and includes a revision of the 1917 English translation by Clay MacCauley, plus notes on the translation, and the original tortured version.

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