An online database for literary magazine Mita Bungaku―launch pad for a string of famous Japanese authors and poets, starting with the first issue in 1910 up to the war years.
Original: May 1910 - Oct./Nov. 1944. Total 397 vols.
approx. 36,000 pictures 20,000 records (incl. advertisement)
Platform: J-DAC Japan Digital Archives Center
The long-established literature magazine which celebrated 100th anniversary in 2010. This magazine took important place in Japanese modern literature history. Ogai Mori who took place as an advisor of faculty of literature in Keio University, Bin Ueda, Haruo Sato who graduated at Keio Univ, Takitaro Minakami and Mantaro Kubota, so on wrote for this magazine. As a base of Unti-naturalism, Kyoka Izumi, Jun’ichiro Tanizaki took their pens.
As a gateway for young writers at outer of Keio association, Masuji Ibuse, Fumio Niwa, Ango Sakaguchi and so on released their works. As praywriters, Kaoru Osanai and so on, As poet,
Junzaburo Nishiwaki, Shinobu Origuchi wrote. Translation and introduction of European literature and stream of thought were performed aggressively.It’s possible to search by an article name, a writer name, the age and the genre. It’s also possible to search for a sponsor by an advertising claim, the age and the business category about advertisement.