Japanese Literature
 Date Entered            Japanese Author                                                                                Book or Topic
 
March 2000 Introduction Introduction Introduction to Japanese Literature
April 2000 Mishima Yukio Mishima Yukio  (1925-1970) Availability of Yukio Mishima
May 2000 Natsume Soseki Natsume Soseki  (1867-1916) The Meiji Restoration Culteral Enlightenment
June 2000 Tanizaki Junichiro Tanizaki Junichiro  (1886-1965) Naomi, Some Prefer Nettles
July 2000 Kawabata Yasunari Kawabata Yasunari  (1899-1972) Unrequited Love, Nobel Prize, 1968
August 2000 Abe Kobo Abe Kobo  (1924-1993) The Woman in the Dunes The Woman in the Dunes
September 2000 Oe Kenzaburo Oe Kenzaburo  (1935-Present)  Silent Cry, Nobel Prize, 1996
October 2000 Dazai Osamu Dazai Osamu  (1909-1948) No Longer Human
November 2000 Akutagawa Ryunosuke Akutagawa Ryunosuke  (1892-1927) Japan's Edgar Allan Poe
December 2000 Murasaki Shikibu The Tale of Genji  (1000, +/- 10) Murasaki Shikibu's Classic Novel Genji Monogatari
2001
January 2001 Kojiki  (712) Umihiko and Yamahiko Kojiki Monogatari
February 2001 Ono no Komachi Ono no Komachi (9th Century) The Heian Period The Heian Period
March 2001 Sei Shonagon Sei Shonagon  (10th-11th Century) The Pillow Book The Pillow Book
April 2001 Kamo no Chomei Kamo no Chomei (1153-1216) My Translation of the Hojoki The Hojoki
May 2001 The Tale of the Heike (13th Century) The Classic Samurai Epic Heike Monogatari
June 2001 Zeami The Noh Drama (14th Century) Medieval Drama Noh Drama
July 2001 Chikamatsu Monzaemon Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1725) Kabuki and Bunraku Kabuki and Bunraku
August 2001 Ihara Saikaku Saikaku (1642-1693) The Genroku Period Genroku Period
August 2001 Matsui Basho Basho (1644-1694) The Haiku The Haiku
September 2001 Mishima Yukio Mishima Again My Modern Noh Play, Mishima
October 2001 Betsuyaku Minoru Betsuyaku Minoru Contemporary Drama 
November 2001 Mishima Yukio Mishima Again My Essay on Forbidden Colors Forbidden Colors
December 2001 Three Heian Women My Essay on Three Heian Women Three Heian Women

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