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Abe Kobo | English
Introduction, chronology, bibliography of criticism, synopses, and links.
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Banana Yoshimoto: Bananamania | English
Introduction, synopsis, and quotations from each of her books, bio, and links to book reviews, interviews, etc.
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Dazai Osamu | English
Biography, bibliography. Page on LitWeb.net
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Hoshi Shinichi (Bibliography) | English | Japanese
List of short fiction, essays, articles and publication bibliography.
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Kawabata Yasunari | English
Brief bio of author and list of his works.
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Lafcadio Hearn | English
Biography, title index, collector's bibliography, bulletin board, recent media articles, extensive links to material related to Lafcadio Hearn.
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Mishima Yukio Cyber Museum | English | Japanese
History of his life, list of his works, and guide to Mishima Yukio museum (bungaku kan).
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Murakami Haruki | English
Biography, bibliography, commentaries and critiques, and extensive list of related links.
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Murasaki Shikibu | English
Short biography of famed novelist (author of The Tale of Genji). Site is part of womeninworldhistory.com. Includes excerpts from her diary and resource info on author.
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Murasaki Shikibu | English
Short biography, excerpts from work, list of primary and secondary sources, and detailed online links to sites on Murasaki. Individually maintained site.
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Natsume Soseki | English
Brief biography. List of works, other resources, gallery, studies, links.
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Natsume Soseki - Kokoro | English
English translation of novel, Kokoro. Site also includes related links, works, and photos of author.
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Oe Kenzaburo: "A Personal Matter" | English
Individually maintained website on author. Contains background info, related links, summary of his novel "A Personal Matter," and his speech delivered during his Nobel prize presentation.
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Sei Shoganon | English
Brief biography, excerpts from Shoganon's work, online resource on material related to author.
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Tale of Murasaki | English
Introduction, description of characters in Murasaki's life and works, and related sites on author. Maintained by Liza Dalby.
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The World of Kenji Miyazawa | English | Japanese
Comprehensive site on author. Includes biography, details on the characters in author's works, collection of essays, English translations (some available to download), photo gallery, open forum to discuss author's work, and a list of related URLs.
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Tsubouchi Shoyo | English | Japanese
Biography, brief descriptions of research and literary works.
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Ukigumo of Futabatei Shimei | English
Ukigumo, Japan's first modern novel, in kanji and kana. Site is part of the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library's Japanese Text Initiative, a project making texts of classical Japanese literature available online.
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