Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Encyclopedia of Modern Japan

This just in from Sally Suzuki:
We thank all of you--particularly Mark Jewel at J-Lit--who were kind enough to contribute. Please send us an email if you'd like to help edit or add entries. -Sally Suzuki.
The Beholdmyswarthyface Encyclopedia of Modern Japan (PDF)

106 comments:

Sally Suzuki said...

PS I've enabled the search button, so search away!

Also, feel free to download if you'd like. Just remember, we're still in the process of editing, so do not hold us responsible for content! 笑

Mother said...

The font is too small. I can't read it. Can you make it any bigger?

Sally Suzuki said...

Mother,

Click on the "Fullscreen" button at the top the file.

Mother said...

Sally Suzuki,

Don't call me Mother. I'm not your Mother.

Mother said...

Add these female writers to your encyclopedia:
1. Oota Youko (no entry for name)
2. takahashi takako (too little info)
3. hayashi kiyoko

Mother said...

Note: Ueda Kazutoshi is listed twice.

James Awang said...

Correction: Kato Norihiro *not KAto Norihiko

『Behold My Swarthy Face。』 said...

Add the following names:
1. Murata Kiyoko
2. Yuasa Yoshiko

Anonymous said...

Add: 1856--Foundation of Institute for Research on the Barbarian Books (Bansho Shirabe Dokoro) (later become Todai)

Ishikawa Tengai: author of Tokyogaku (1909)

Anonymous said...

Add: 1856--Foundation of Institute for Research on the Barbarian Books (Bansho Shirabe Dokoro) (later become Todai)

Ishikawa Tengai: author of Tokyogaku (1909)

Anonymous said...

Add: Hiraide Takashi

Mother said...

Add Symbolist painter Aoki Shigeru.

Lucy Trucl said...

Add Inoue Enryou

Allen Tyous said...

Add shouhin (belle-letres essay) and zuihitsu to genres of narrative prose.

Anonymous said...

Add Suematsu Kenchō 末松謙澄

Anonymous said...

Add: Asai Ryoi

Stephen Ingour said...

Add Motosada Zumoto, who launched the Japan Times in 1897.

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First translation of Freud published in 1926 (Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis, tr. Yasuda Tokutaro).

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Correction: The above date should say 1928.

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Add following two magazines from 1930s associated with Sakaguchi Ango:
1) Bunka
2) Kotoba

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Add two more 1930s magazines:
1) Nichireki
2) Sakura

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Add writer and Ango lover Yada Tsukeko.

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Add: NALP dissolved in 1934.

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bungei fukkoki: 1933-1937, according to Hirano Ken and others.

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add: Miki Kiyoshi coined term "Shestovian angst" in 1934 essay "On Shestovian Angst," published in Kaizo. Lev Shestov's Dostoevsky and and Nietzsche: The Philosophy of Tragedy" was published that same year.

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Add: Takahashi Kamekichi: "Marxist" economics who advocated a nationalistic leftist policy.

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add: 大日本国防婦人会 founded in 1932.

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Add: 1936 Japanese government announces plan for mass colonization of NE China and settlement of 5 million farmers over period of 20 years.

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Add: 1940: Establishment of "patriotic youth brigade" 報国青年隊 in 1940.

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Add Kouno Kensuke, author of Shomotsu no kindai: media no bungakushi (1992)

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Add: Yoshimi Shun'ya: sociologist whose work has had a great influence on literary studies in Japan.

Emily Firha said...

Add: Politician 田沼意次

Paula Reada said...

Add: Kitada Akihiro, contemporary critic.

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Add: journal Hentai shinri

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Add: Nakamura Kokyou, student of Soseki.

Jill Aonsabso said...

Add: 1873: Japan moves from lunar calendar to Gregorian calendar.

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Add the following:
*Gotō Shinpei 後藤 新平 (1857-1929):
*せきらんかい 女の左翼的会 1921
*韓国侵略 1873
*SIBERIAN INTERVENTION 1918-1922
*

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1942-43: Mantetsu jiken

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Add US Immigration Act of 1924, which excluded all Japanese.

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add: Ikeda Michiko: nikutai bungaku sakka.

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add Morikawa Shin (1912-1972): entertainer and comedian.

Timmy Tomanite said...

Add literary magazine Kotoba: founded by Sakaguchi Ango and other students of French literature in 1931; lasted only two issues.

Robert Steng said...

Add: Kotoba was followed by the magazine Aoi Uma (1931-2), with Iwanami Shoten as its publisher.

Daniel Arimput said...

Add: nihon kaiki 1935-.

Anonymous said...

add Inukai Takeru:

Jarvis Joyach said...

Add: Ono Matsuji, writer and critic affiliated with Sakuhin journal.

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Add: writer Suzuki Miekichi.

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add journal: 詩と散文。

Todd Medneut said...

add sexologist Tanaka Kougai.

James Wuradsed said...

Add: Takahashi Seori, contemporary literary theorist and media critic.

Sudgi said...

Add: Otsuki Kenji, proponent of psychoanalysis in the 1930s.

Anonymous said...

Add: Ihai Setsuzo, early psychoanalyst/translator of Frued.

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Add: Sakai Kiyoshi, eroguronansensu writer, author of Demon MAgic (1931).

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Change Hinatsu Konosuke to Hinatsu Yonosuke

Anonymous said...

Add: Literary Bureau Bungei iinkai (?-?): repressive literary apparatus.

Anonymous said...

Add: Nagayo Yoshirou (1888-1961): shirakaba writer

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add: 1933, Japan withdraws from League of Nations after the Lytton Commission condemned Japan as aggressor.

Anonymous said...

add Saijou Yaso, poet.

Anonymous said...

add poet Tachihara Michizou.

Anonymous said...

Add Nagai Tatsuo and Kobayashi Hideo's small journal Yama-mayu (1924- )

Anonymous said...

add: Nakagawa Yoichi, shinkankakuha writer.

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Add: Yone Noguchi,

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add: kyoudo kenkyukai (local studies journal, 1913-1917): Yanagita among contributors.

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Add: journal Touhou jiron.

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add: showa kenkyukai.

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add journal: Minkan denshou.

Anonymous said...

add: Kuriyama Kazuo (1909-?): critic of minzokugaku; bourgeois Edo nostalgia, etc.

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add doppo's literary group: Seinen Bungakukai (the young literary world)

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add: Minsei shinpo: right-wing newspaper of Meiji period affiliated with Ito's government

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add: Ryuudokai: meiji literary group whose members included yanagita kunio, tayama katai, kunikida doppo, etc. proto-naturalist group.

josh abler said...

add: takizawa katsumi, kyoto school

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Added and inputed up to (but not including!) Takahashi Kamekichi! (2/12)

Anonymous said...

add: for journal Sakuhin: publisher, sakuhinsha; for the fukkokuban, publisher is nihonkindaibungakukan

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add journal 文芸汎論 (1936- ?)

Anonymous said...

The above journal is read "Bungei hanron" (Outline of the literary arts). Issued from September, 1931, through May, 1944.

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add: arai hakuseki, tokugawa-era neoconfucian.

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add: nakamato akio (1964- ): author of Posuto Murakami no Nihon bungaku

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add: Kuroi Senji 黒井千次 (1932- ): author of Life in the Cul-de-Sace (gunsei)

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add nishiyama souin (1605-1682): saikaku's haikai master, samurai.

Anonymous said...

add: morishima churyou (1756-1810) late edo fiction writer

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add: Yamaoka Matsuake (1726-1780): Tenmei gesaku writer.

Anonymous said...

add: "sermon tales" to "dangibon"

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add: karagoromo kisshu (1743-1802): tenmei kyouka poet.

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add: Uchiyama Gatei: kyouka/waka poet; had own school ("gatei school")

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add genres: kyouka, kyoushi, kyoubun.

Anonymous said...

add: koikawa harumachi, first author to write kibyoshi (kinkin sensei eiga no yume)

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add to timeline: first kyouka party (1769)

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add: Sawada Toukou: sharebon pioneer.

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add: Houseidou Kisanji (1735-1813): samurai, writer of gesaku and kibyoushi.

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add: sugita gempaku

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add: hezutsu tousaku, gesaku writer, friend of Ota Nanpo.

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add: shinra banshou, gesaku writer.

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add to timeline: tenmei era 1781-1789,

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add: Ooshima Ryouta, haikai master.

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add: publisher tsutaya juzaburo 蔦屋 重三郎 (1750-1797):

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utei emba: gesaku author

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add: genre of kobanashi, comic storytelling (?)

Anonymous said...

add: Tsuga Teishou (Edo-period writer)

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add: You Youtai, Edo writer.

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add: Shikatsube no Magao (1753-1829)

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ejima kiseki 江島其磧 (1667-1736): ukiyozoushi writer from kyoto.

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add: Yamazaki Ransai, Edo writer.

Anonymous said...

add: kaiho seiryou (1755-1817)

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add: kumazawa banzan

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add: 1947 constitution!