http://yagi.jkn21.com/ (編集・刊行：日本近代文学館) Description: Web版 日本近代文学館 provides a complete archive (PDF) of the journal Taiyô (太陽) which was published by Hakubunkan (博文官) from January Meiji 28 (1895) until February Shôwa 3 (1928) in 34 volumes with 531 issues. It was one of the leading general-interest magazines of the Meiji and Taishô period with articles on a large variety of topics such as politics, society, literature, science, geography, history, art, industry etc. Especially its literary column became of great influence for the promotion of the naturalist movement in Japan.
In addition the following three indexes can be searched, however the PDFs of the articles/manuscripts are not available, as they are not included in the licence:
The journal Bungei kurabu (文芸倶楽部) published by Hakubunkan (博文官) from January Meiji 28 (1895) until December Taishô 1 (1912) in 18 volumes with 284 issues. A literary journal that also comprises articles on art, fashion and customs.
The student journal Daiichi kôtô gakkô kôyûkai zasshi (第一高等学校 校友会雑誌) that was published from November Meiji 23 (1890) until June Shôwa 19 (1944) at the Daiichi kôtô gakkô in Tôkyô which contains many articles on literature and art as well as early literary works of various writers.
The archive Takita Choin kyûzô kindai sakka genkôshû (滝田樗陰旧蔵近代作家原稿集) which contains 230 literary works from the collection of Takita Choin, a former publisher of the journal Chûô kôron (中央公論). 209 of these works were later published in Chûô kôron. The biographies of the authors can be accessed. Encoding: UTF-8 CrossAsia License:http://erf.sbb.spk-berlin.de/han/NihonKindaiBungakukan/yagi.jkn21.com/
Subject: General, Meiji Period, Taisho and Early Showa Period, People, Society, Politics, Military, Fine arts, Literature Region: Japan JP Language: Japanese
Ressource type: Searchable database, Collection of articles/texts, Academic Journals, Bibliographies