WASEDA LITERATURE


WASEDA LITERATURE
   See WASEDA BUNGAKU.

Historical dictionary of modern Japanese literature and theater. . 2009.

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  • WASEDA BUNGAKU —    Waseda bungaku (Waseda Literature) is the journal of Waseda University’s literature department. Since Tsubouchi Shoyo published the first issue in 1891, the journal has witnessed 10 different “eras,” each emphasizing a different style and… …   Japanese literature and theater

  • Waseda University — Infobox University name = Waseda University native name = 早稲田大学 motto = 学問の独立 (Independence of Learning) established = 1882 type = Private endowment = N/A president = Katsuhiko Shirai city = Shinjuku state = Tokyo country = Japan undergrad =… …   Wikipedia

  • Waseda University Library — The library of Waseda University is one of the largest in Japan, and is a unique collection. It was established in 1882, and currently holds some 4.5 million volumes and 46,000 serials.Library HistoryThe Waseda University Library (早稲田大学図書館;… …   Wikipedia

  • Waseda University — ▪ university, Tokyo, Japan Japanese  Waseda Daigaku,         coeducational institution of higher learning founded in 1882 in Tokyo. The school is private but receives some government financing and is subject to some degree of government control.… …   Universalium

  • Japanese literature — spans a period of almost two millennia. Early works were heavily influenced by cultural contact with China and Chinese literature, often written in Classical Chinese. But Japanese literature developed into a separate style in its own right as… …   Wikipedia

  • Tsubouchi Shōyō — NoTOC Tsubouchi Shōyō (坪内 逍遥) (May 22, 1859 February 28, 1935) was a Japanese author, critic, playwright, translator, editor, educator, and professor at Waseda University. He was born Tsubouchi Yūzō, in Gifu prefecture. He also used the pen name… …   Wikipedia

  • SHIMAMURA HOGETSU — (1871–1918)    Shimamura Hogetsu, born Sasayama Takitaro, was a literary critic, playwright, and pioneer of the shingeki (new theater) movement. After graduating from college, he worked as a reporter for Waseda Bungaku (Waseda Literature) and… …   Japanese literature and theater

  • LITERARY JOURNALS —    Japan is replete with a variety of literary journals (bungei zasshi), both scholarly and popular, that publish poetry, essays, lyrics, book reviews, and literary criticism. The earliest literary journals emerged in the Meiji period from… …   Japanese literature and theater

  • Masuji Ibuse — In this Japanese name, the family name is Ibuse . Masuji Ibuse (井伏 鱒二, Ibuse Masuji?, February 15, 1898 July 10, 1993) was a Japanese author. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

  • V. H. Viglielmo — Valdo H. Viglielmo is a prominent scholar and translator of Japanese literature.Viglielmo was born on December 11, 1926, in Palisades Park, New Jersey. He grew up in a small rural community in the Hudson Valley of New York State, completing both… …   Wikipedia


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