Japanese Literature

Welcome to the Japanese literature group!

The group is currently very small and quiet but we always welcome new members and would love the opportunity to discuss everything Japanese with you. Two of us have our own threads where we post and review every Japanese book we read as we read it. Perhaps you'd like to start your own thread as well!

In any case, feel free to discuss anything literature-related in Japan: fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction from Japan and about Japan.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Your Japanese Literature Top Three - What are they?16 unread / 16Pendrainllwyn, Friday 6:50am
Lilisin in Japan, Part 2103 unread / 103stretch, Wednesday 7:44pm
Upcoming Japanese translations44 unread / 44lilisin, September 19
Stretch - Japanese Archive28 unread / 28signature103, February 22
Haruki Murakami or Banana Yoshimoto?3 unread / 3benbrainard8, June 2020
Fear and Trembling2 unread / 2lilisin, September 2019
The Modern Famous Japanese Personal library1 unread / 1Taisuke-Yokota, May 2019
Japanese Fairy Tales - Ozaki1 unread / 1Cecrow, January 2018
Mishima Yukio Prize2 unread / 2Cecrow, July 2016
Characteristics of modern Japanese literature?2 unread / 2SqueakyChu, May 2016
Lilisin's Japanese adventure139 unread / 139lilisin, January 2016
Yasunari Kawabata, The Master of Go3 unread / 3heathrel, December 2015
Akutagawa Prize7 unread / 7lilisin, March 2015
Yomiuri Prize4 unread / 4lilisin, February 2015
Japanese Cinema15 unread / 15tros, November 2013
The Oxford Book of Japanese Short Stories16 unread / 16lilisin, November 2013
What are you reading? (July '12)2 unread / 2GYKM, January 2013
Ningen no jōken 人間の條件2 unread / 2lilisin, October 2012
Looking for authors and themes for the Japanese Literature Reads in 20132 unread / 2lilisin, October 2012
Alexander Vivon's Man'yoshu1 unread / 1signature103, June 2012
A study on Nagai Kafu1 unread / 1signature103, June 2012
The Key by Tanizaki Jun'ichiro2 unread / 2lilisin, June 2012
magick in narrative1 unread / 1Dario_de_Giacomo, September 2011
Suggestions for a beginner?9 unread / 9JanetinLondon, March 2011
Ryu Murakami // Almost Tranpasparant Blue5 unread / 5ConsciousReader, June 2009
What work(s) are you most likely to return to?21 unread / 21gscottmoore, January 2009
A Japanese mystery, anyone?11 unread / 11JackFrost, October 2008
Some books in English trans.22 unread / 22nobooksnolife, June 2008
Kyoko no Ie3 unread / 3Rood, May 2008
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