Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Bungaku Through Youtube


This just in from Sally Suzuki:

Here are some bungaku-related Youtube videos I've come across in recent weeks. Be sure to browse the "related videos" for each.

1. Machida Kō reading Nakahara Chūya poem "Yogorechimatta Kanashimi ni."

2. Nakahara Chūya documentary (in 4 parts).

3. Anime of Dazai Osamu's Hashire merosu! (in 11 parts)

4. The film The Ballad of Narayama (Narayama bushikō) (in 13 parts)

5. Author and musician Fukuzawa Shichirō performing the song "The Ballad of Narayama."

6. Author Furukawa Hideo reading original work.

7. Interview with film director Kiyoshi Kurosawa and short documentary.

8. Short documentary about author Kawakami Mieko.

9. Debate between sociologists Ueno Chizuko and Shibuya Tomomi (in 11 parts).

10. Poetry reading by Itō Hiromi and her translator Jeffrey Angles.

11. Novelist Yū Miri discussing the Korean TV drama On Air.

12. Shitte iru tsumori?! documentary on novelist Kōda Aya (in 5 parts).

13. Setouchi Jakuchū and Miwa Akihirō interview novelist Hirano Keiichirō (in 3 parts).

14. Interview with playwright Kara Jūrō (in 2 parts) and short documentary.

15. Ano hito ni aitai episode with Terayama Shūji.

16. Ano hito ni aitai episode with Inoue Yasushi.

17. Interview with Ibuse Masuji (in 5 parts) and reading of Ibuse Masuji's famed short story "Sanshōuo" (in 2 parts).

18. Suzuki Daisetsu lecture (in 5 parts) and outtakes from A Zen Life.

19. Short documentary about philosopher Nishida Kitarō.

20. Rare footage of Akutagawa Ryūnosuke with Kikuchi Kan just before suicide.

21. Shitte iru tsumori?! episode on Natsume Soseki (in 4 parts).

22. Kurosawa Akira's Rashōmon (in 9 parts).

23. Director Katō Tai's version of Mabuta no haha (in 3 parts).

6 comments:

me. said...

Inu aerobics or is that skibics,what can you say?.

Mother said...

Here's one more to add to you list. Discussants: Mishima Yukio, Kawabata Yasunari, Ito Sei. Click on "Mother."

Mother said...

One more thing. Watch everything Boxlightjapan has loaded onto Youtube. Again, click on "Mother."

Mother said...

One more thing: this video on Shibusawa Tatsuhiko. Again, click on "Mother."

Mother said...

And this on Kaneko Kuniyoshi. Again, click on "Mother."

Anonymous said...

Mother is confused. Help.