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New Resource: Takita Choin kyuzo Kindai sakka genkoshu

Thu, May 2, 2019 10:20 AM to Sun, June 2, 2019 10:20 AM

Takita Choin kyūzō Kindai sakka genkōshu 滝田樗陰旧蔵近代作家原稿集, a collection of Japanese literary manuscripts by modern writers, is now available to users of all UC campuses via JapanKnowledge.

The collection contains 213 literary works by 67 modern Japanese writers in over 10,000 leaves of hand-written manuscripts.  Formally held by Takita Choin (1882-1925), a chief editor for the popular general-interest magazine Chūō kōron 中央公論 (1887-present) and currently held by Nihon Kindai Bungakkan, the majority of the works in the database also include photographic images of typeset texts published in Chūō kōron between 1915 and 1925.

Check out this new resource here!