Japanese literature; famous Japanese authors and poets, Haiku, history
A comprehensive list of Japanese literary websites
Lines from the Horizon
Readings in Japanese literature.
Classical Japanese poetry and prose in English translation *
Hass on Haiku
Selected Basho and Issa haiku translated into English by U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass.
Ogura Hyakunin Isshu: 100 Poems by 100 Poets
Complete online text of the classical Japanese anthology of waka or tanka, with the originals in Japanese characters, romanji, and English translation available in a side-by-side-by-side display format.
Japanese literature portals, archives and etexts *
Japanese Literature Home Page
Overview of Japanese literary history and listing of important Japanese Authors.
Japanese Text Initiative
Sponsored by the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library, this is a collaborative effort to make texts of classical Japanese literature available on the World Wide Web.
Japan Literature Net. JALInet
is a network that, through the voluntary contributions of five famous authors: Yasutaka Tsutsui, Kyoji Kobayashi, Akira Hori, Yuji Usui, and Aki Sato, seeks to express Japanese literature to the world.
One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets
Ogura Hyakunin Isshu
The Tale of Genji
The 11th Century Japanese classic written by a Heian court lady known as Murasaki Shikibu.
Japanese authors and poets *
Matsuo Bashō (松尾芭蕉)
Classical Japanese Database.
Interpretations of Bashō
Haiku Poets Hut.
Hitomaro, Kakinomto no
Issshu, Ogaara Hyakunin
An information resource about Haruki Murakami.
Japanese Literature. Including Selections from Genji Monogatari and Classical Poetry and Drama of Japan
Suematsu translation of the first 17 chapters of The Tale of Genji, with an introduction and notes.
The Texts of Genji Monogatari
Original text, romanized version, and modern Japanese translation of The Tale of Genji. University of Virginia Library
The Tale of Genji
A photographic guide to The Tale of Genji.
Teika, Fujiwara no