Dazai Osamu Manuscripts Online


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  • Material type: Books, Manuscripts, etc.
  • Available on: Campus
  • Language: Japanese
  • Full text: Partially available
  • Number of concurrent accesses: Unlimited

This database contains a total of 34 items in 3417 pages of Osamu Dazai(1909-1948)'s writing, in 22 manuscripts and drafts penned personally by him, plus fragments of draft text and notes, all held by the Museum of Modern Japanese Literature. Added to these are a further 21 pieces of invaluable resource material, including journals, notebooks, textbooks, etc. from Dazai's years at the former Aomori Middle School and Hirosaki High School, gifted recently, in April 2013. In addition, this database contains 4 issues of "蜃気楼" and "細胞文芸", the coterie magazines which Dazai presided over during his middle and high school years.

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