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Course Guide for JPNS 4300/5150

  • Starting Your Research
  • Literature
  • Translation
  • Reference
  • Web Resources

 

This is a guide of librarian-selected materials that will assist you with your research and translation work. Use the tabs above to locate research resources. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if you wish to set up an appointment for research help.

Author Resources

Books

 

To find books by an author do an AUTHOR search in Chinook

 

To find books about an author or an author's work, do a KEYWORD search in Chinook and type in the author's name.

 

Search WorldCat to see what other libraries hold, and request material through Prospector or Inter-Library Loan.

 

Or do a SUBJECT search in Chinook to browse the subjects in the catalog:

Articles

To find articles about authors and/or their work, try:

CU Bibliography of Asian Studies

CU Biography and genealogy master index

CU Contemporary authors

CU Columbia Granger's world of poetry

CU Dictionary of literary biography

CU Journal of Asian Studies

CU Journal of Japanese Studies

MLA International Bibliography

CU Monumenta Nipponica

CU Oxford reference online : premium collection

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Novel Resources

Books

To find books about a novel, do a KEYWORD search in Chinook under the author's name and under the title of the work (use both).E.g. Murakami and Wild Sheep Chase

 

Once you find a record that looks useful you can search by the subject heading to find similar works, or physically browse the stacks around the call number.

 

Search WorldCat to see what other libraries hold, and request material through Prospector or Inter-Library Loan.

 

To find more specific material do a SUBJECT search in Chinook to find relevant subject headings:

 

Use and adapt these subject keywords
Japanese Literature 20th Century History and Criticism
Japanese Short Stories
Japanese Literature Women Authors

 

Articles 

To find critical journal articles about a novel, try the following databases. Look under the title of the work, as well as under the author's name.

 

Start Here:

 

CU Bibliography of Asian Studies

CU Contemporary literary criticism

CU Journal of Asian Studies

CU Journal of Japanese Studies

CU JSTOR

CU Literature Online

CU MLA international bibliography

CU Monumenta Nipponica

CU Project Muse

 

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Poetry Resources

Books

Books about a specific poem generally are not found in the Library. However, sections of books which provide a critical discussion of an author's overall work may discuss a specific poem.

 

Do a KEYWORD search in Chinook under the author's name or the title of the anthology in which the poem is found

e.g. Sarumino

to find where those books are in the Library. Go to that area and look in each book's 'Index' under that specific Poem's title.

 

Search WorldCat to see what other libraries hold, and request material through Prospector or Inter-Library Loan.

 

To find more specific material do a SUBJECT search in Chinook to find relevant subject headings

 

Use and adapt these subject keywords
Haiku History and Criticism
Japanese Poetry Translations into English
Japanese Poetry 20th Century

 

Articles 

To find articles about a poem, search in the following databases. Use the title of the work to see if there are specific references. Using the author's name may retrieve general critical discussion about an author's poetic work.

 

Start Here: MLA international bibliography

 

Also:

 

CU Bibliography of Asian Studies

CU Columbia Granger's world of poetry

CU Journal of Asian Studies

CU Journal of Japanese Studies

CU JSTOR

CU Literature Online

CU Monumenta Nipponica

CU Project Muse

 

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Literary Theory Resources

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism Online [CU]

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms [CU]

 

Introduction to library research in French literature

Z2171 .B34

 

Routledge Encyclopedia of Narrative Theory
PN212 .R68 2005

 

Introducing literary theories : a guide and glossary
PN81 .I62 2001

 

The Norton anthology of theory and criticism
PN86 .N67 2001

 

Studying literature : the essential companion
PN59 .G67 2001

 

Twentieth-century literary movements dictionary : a compendium to more than 500 literary, critical, and theatrical movements, schools, and groups from more than 80 nations, covering the novelists, poets, short-story writers, dramatists, essayists, theorists, and works, genres, techniques, and terms associated with each movement
PN597 .T94 2000

 

The Bedford glossary of critical and literary terms
PN41 .M874 1997

 

Texts and contexts : writing about literature with critical theory
PE1479.C7 L96 1994

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Literature Resources

General Resources

 

Bungei nenkan CU

 

Bungei shiryō jiten文芸資料事典CU

Bungei shiryō jiten II 文芸資料事典II CU

 

Gendai bungaku kenkyu: joho to shiryo CU

 

Gendai nihon bungaku koza CU

 

Gunsho Ruiju CU

 

Kokugo kokubungaku nenkan CU

 

Meiji Taisho Showa honyaku bungaku mokuroku CU

 

Nihon bundanshi CU

 

Nihon bungaku shinshi CU

 

Nihon jinbutsu bunken sakuin, bungaku. 80-90日本人物文献索引. 文学, 80-90 CU

 

Nihon jinbutsu bunken sakuin, bungaku, 1991-2005日本人物文献索引. 文学, 1991-2005 CU

 

Nihon sakuhinmei yomikata jiten CU

 

Nihon no shiika zenjoho CU

 

Nihon no shosetsu zenjohon CU

 

Oe kara Banana made: Gendai bungaku kenkyu annai CU

 

Saishin bungakushō jiten. 2004-2008最新文学賞事典. 2004-2008: A diretory of literary prizes, 2004-2008. CU

 

Sakka kenkyu daijiten: Meiji, Taisho, Showa CU

 

Sakuhin kara hikeru Nihon bungaku sakka, shosetsu koijin zenshu annai CU

 

Sakuhin kara hikeru Nihon bungaku shiika, haijin, kijin zenshu annai CU

 

Shinpen kokka CU

 

The Princeton Companion to Classical Japanese Literature CU

 

Online Resources

 

Aozora Bunko

 

Kokubungaku Shiryokan

 

Index of Classical Works: Translations, studies, e-books

 

Japanese Text Initiative

 

Koten sogo database: Japanese and Chinese classics

 

National Institute of Japanese literature Digital Library

 

NDL Digital library from the Meiji era: A collection of Meiji era works organized into ten categories: (0) general (総記, sōki); (1) philosophy (哲学, tetsugaku); (2) history (歴史, rekishi); (3) social sciences (社会科学, shakai kagaku); (4) natural sciences (自然科学, shizen kagaku); (5) engineering and manufacturing (工学・工業, kōgaku/kōgyō); (6) industry (産業, sangyō); (7) arts and athletics (芸術・体育, geijutsu/taiiku); (8) language (語学, gogaku); and (9) literature (文学, bungaku). The library now includes over 170,000 titles.

 

 

Toyo Bunko (Access through JapanKnowledge) CU

 

Japanese Literature in Translation

 

Bibliography of Translations from the Japanese into Western Languages CU

 

Index Translationum: International Bibliography of Translations CU

 

Japanese literature in European languages CU

 

Japanese Literature in Foreign Languages 1945-1995 CU

 

Modern Japanese literature in translation CU

 

Japanese Women Writers in English Translation: An Annotated Bibliography CU

 

Pre-modern Japanese Texts and Translations

 

Japanese Literature in Translation

 

Japanese Literature Dictionaires

Pre-modern Japanese Literature Dictionaries

 

 

Basho jiten CU

 

Chusei Kamakura Muromachi bungaku jiten CU

 

Genji monogatari jiten CU

 

Genji monogatari chūshakusho kyōjushi jiten CU

 

Haikai daijiten CU

 

Haiku kansho jiten CU

 

Heiancho bungaku jiten CU

 

Heian bungaku kenkyu handobukku CU

 

Heian jidaishi jiten CU

 

Issa daijiten CU

 

Jodai setsuwa jiten CU

 

Kojiki, Nihon shoki o shiru jiten CU

 

Kabuki, joruri gedai jiten CU

 

Kusazōshi jiten CU

 

Makura no sōshi daijiten CU

 

Manyoshu jiten CU

 

Manyoshu makurakotoba jiten CU

 

Nihon denki densetsu daijiten CU

 

Nihon koten bungaku daijiten CU

 

Nihon koten bungaku kenkyushi daijiten CU

 

Nihon utakotoba hyōgen jiten CU

 

Nikki bungaku jiten CU

 

Otogi-zōshishū goi sakuin御伽草子集語彙索引CU

 

Otogi-zōshi jiten CU

 

Setsuwa bungaku jiten CU

 

Senryu hyogen jiten CU

 

Shinpen senryu daijiten CU

 

Shintei zōho nō, kyōgen jiten新訂増補能・狂言事典 CU

 

Tsurezuregusa jiten CU

 

Utamakura utakotoba jiten CU

 

Waka daijiten CU

 

Waka no utamakura chimei daijiten CU

 

Waka shokubutsu hogen jiten CU

 

Yomihon jiten : Edo no denki shōsetsu = Yomihon jiten CU

 

Ziuhitsu jiten CU

 

Modern Japanese Literature Dictionaries

Akutagawa Ryūnosuke shin jiten CU

 

Edogawa Ranpo shōsetsu kīwādo jiten CU

 

Gendai nihon bungaku daijiten CU

 

Gendai Nihon shippitsusha daijiten CU

 

Gendai tanka bunrui jiten CU

 

Gendaishi daijiten = Encyclopedia of modern Japanese poetry CU

 

Kindai Nihon josei seikatsu jiten CU

 

Kinsei bungaku kenkyu jiten CU

 

Kawabata Yasunari zensakuhin kenkyū jiten CU

 

Murakami Haruki iero jiten CU

 

Murakami Haruki sakuhin kenkyū jiten CU

 

Nakagami Kenji jiten : ronkō to shuzai mokuroku CU

 

Natsume Sōseki jiten CU

 

Nihon tantei shōsetsu jiten CU

 

Ōe Kenzaburō bungaku jiten CU

 

Yokomitsu Riichi jiten CU

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Books on Translation at Norlin Library

 

A practical guide for translators CU

 

Becoming a translator: an intorduction to the theory and practice of translation CU

 

Expertise and explication in the translation process CU

 

About Translation CU

 

Honyaku kyōshitsu : = Lectures on literary translation from English to Japanese CU

 

Introduction to the professions of translation and intrepretation CU

 

Method in translation history CU

 

New trends in translation studies CU

 

Nihongo-rashii hyogen kara Eigo-rashii hyogen e CU

 

Professional issues for translators and interpreters CU

The art of translation: voices from the field CU

 

The Routledge companion to translation studies CU

 

The translator's handbook CU

 

Translation: an advance reader's book CU

 

Translator and interpreter training : issues, methods and debates CU

 

Translators on translating : inside the invisible art CU

 

Translation and literature CU

 

Journals on Translations at Norlin Library

 

Babel CU

 

InTRAlinea CU

 

New Voices in Translation Studies CU

 

Target CU

 

Translating and Interpreting Studies CU

 

Translation and Literature CU

 

Translation Jourrnal CU

 

Translation Studies CU

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reference works in print can be found in the East Asian Reference Department Stacks (map)

 

Guides to Reference Tools

A guide to reference books for Japanese studies CU

 

Bibliography of reference works for Japanese studies CU

 

Japan and the Japanese: a bibliographic guide to reference resources CU

 

Nihon no sanko tosho CU

 

Research in Japanese sources: A guide CU

Personal Names, Biographies, and Geneaologies

Guides to Reading Japanese Names

 

Chosakuken daicho: Bunkajin meiroku CU

 

Japanese names: a comprehensive index by characters and readings CU

 

Japanese, Chinese, and Korean surnames and how to read them CU

 

Jinmei yomikata jiten人名よみかた辞典CU

 

Konsaisu Nihon Jinmei Jiten コンサイス日本人名事典CU

 

Namae kara hiku jinmei jiten CU

 

Nihon seishi daijiten CU

 

Seisshi kakei daijiten CU

 

Biographies

 

Biographical dictionary of Japanese literature CU

 

Biographical dictionary of Japanese history CU

 

Chosakuken daicho: Bunkajin meiroku CU

 

Dai Nihon jinmei jisho CU

 

Geinō jinbutsu jiten: Meiji, Taisho, Showa CU

 

Gendai hyōronka jinmei jiten CU

 

Haikai jinmei jiten CU

 

Jinbutsu refarensu jiten: kodai, chusei, kinsei hen CU

 

Jinbutsu refaransu jiten: Meiji, Taisho, Showa (Senzen hen) CU

 

Jinbutsu shoshi sakuin (1979) CU

 

Jinbutsu shoshi sakuin (1978-1991) CU

 

Jinbutsu shoshi sakuin (1992-2000) CU

 

Kadokawa Nihon seishi rekishi jinbutsu daijiten CU

 

Kokushi daijiten CU

 

Meiji jinmei jiten CU

 

Nihon jinbutsu bunken mokuroku CU

 

Nihon jinmei daijiten 日本人名大事典 CU

 

Nihon josei jinmei jiten CU

 

Nihon josei jinmei sosakuhin CU

 

Nihon jinmei daijiten (Available online through JapanKnowledge) CU

 

Nihon kodai jinmei jiten CU

 

Rainichi Seiyō jinmei jiten来日西洋人名事典: A biographical dictionary of immagrants and travelers to Japan. CU

 

Sakka no jiden CU

 

Sakka, shōsetsuka jinmei jiten CU

 

Seishi kakei daijiten CU

 

Sengoku jinmei jiten CU

 

Shintei gendai nihon jinmeiroku CU

 

Showa jinmei jiten CU

 

Taisho jinmei jiten CU

 

Waga kindai nihon jinbutsushi CU

 

Waka, haikaishi jinmei jiten CU

 

Place Names

 

Nihon chimei daihyakka : rando Japonika = Land Japonica CU

 

Nihon rekishi chimei taikei CU (Available through JapanKnowledge)

 

Zenkoku chimei yomigana jiten CU

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Online Dictionaries

 

JapanKnowledge Plus  A collection of reference materials and some full text journals.Dictionaries include: Japanese, English-Japanese, Japanese-English, English-English, dictionaries of current words (Imidas/and Gendai yōgo no kiso chishiki),dictionary of scientific terms (Kagaku gijutsu ryakugo jiten), biographical dictionary (Nihon jinmei daijiten, the JK Who's Who), character dictionary (Jitsū).

 

Denshi jisho

 

Infoseek Multi Dictionay

 

Jim Breen's WWWJDIC Japanese-English Dictionary Server

 

Rikai

 

Sanseido Web Dictionary

 

General Dictionaries

 

Kenkyusha’s new Japanese-English Dictionary CU  

 

Kodansha's Furigana Japanese-English Dictionary CU

 

Kojien広辞苑CU

 

Nihongo daijiten日本語大辞典CU 

 

Character Dictionaries

 

The compact Nelson Japanese-English character dictionary CU

The New Nelson Japanese-English character dictionary CU

 

Daijisen 大辞泉 CU

 

Daijiten 大字典 CU

 

Dai kan-wa jiten大漢和辭典CU

 

Gakken Kan-Wa daijiten学研漢和大字典 CU

 

Iwanami Kango jiten岩波漢語辞典CU

 

Japanese character dictionary: with compound lookup via any kanji CU

 

Kadokawa daijiten角川大字源CU

 

Ko kan-wa jiten 廣漢和辭典CU

 

The Kodansha Kanji learner's dictionary CU

 

Kōdansha shin daijiten講談社新大字典CU

 

Nankun Jiten CU

 

Grammar Dictionaries        

 

A dictionary of basic Japanese grammar日本語基本文法辞典CU

 

A dictionary of intermediate Japanese grammar 日本語文法辞典CU   

     

A dictionary of advanced Japanese grammar 日本語文法辞典

 

Nihon bunpo jiten日本語文法辞典 CU

 

Nihongo bunpō daijiten日本語文法大辞典CU

 

Nihongo jiten日本語事典 CU

 

Obunsho kogo jiten 旺文社古語辞典 CU

 

Classical Japanese Dictionaries

 

A descriptive grammar of early Old Japanese prose CU

 

A grammar of classical Japanese CU

 

A reference grammar of classical Japanese prose CU

 

Bungo manual: selected reference materials for students of classical Japanese CU

 

Classical Japanese: a grammar CU

 

Classical Japanese: Illustrated with texts CU

 

Heiancho bunposhi CU

 

Koten bunpo hikkei CU

 

Koten ni chikazuku bunpo CU

 

Nihon koten bungaku daijiten CU

 

Nihon koten hakubutsu jiten. Dōbutsu hen日本古典博物事典. 動物篇: A dictionary of terms related to animals in Japanese literature.

 

Nihongo o mitsumeta bunpo CU

 

The Princeton companion to classical Japanese literature CU

 

Language Dictionaries by Chronological Era

 

Edogo daijiten江戶語大辞典CU

 

Edogo jiten 江戶語辞典CU

 

Edo Meiji Tōwa yōrei jiten CU

 

Jidaibetsu kokugo daijiten Jodaihen 時代別国語大辞典. 上代編CU

 

Jidaibetsu kokugo daijiten Muromachihen 時代別国語大辞典. 室町時代編CU

 

Meiji no kotoba jiten CU

 

Dialects

 

A bibiliography of Japanese dialects CU

 

Ainugo hogen jiten CU

 

Hogen zokugo gogen jiten CU

 

Nihon hogen daijiten CU

 

Nihon hogen jisho Showa Heisei no seikatsu go CU

 

Ōsaka kotoba jiten CU

 

Zenkoku hogen jisho CU

 

Archaic Words

 

Iwanami kogo jiten岩波古語辞典CU

 

Kadokawa Kogo Daijiten CU

 

Loan Words

 

Gendai yogo no kiso chishiki  現代用語の基礎知識CU   

 

Kadokawa gairaigo jiten CU

 

Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms

 

Kadokawa ruigo shin jiten 角川類語新辞典 CU

 

Ruigo daijiten 類語大辞典 CU

 

Ruigigo tsukaiwake jiten : Nihongo ruiji hyōgen no nyuansu no chigai o reishōsuru CU

 

Onomatopoeia

 

Eigojin to Nihonjin to tame no nihongo gitaigo jiten CU

 

Giseigo, Gitaigo Kan'yoku Jiten 擬声語擬態語慣用句辞典 CU

 

Nihongo onomatope jiten : giongo, gitaigo 4500 CU

 

Honorifics

 

Gendai keigo jiten CU

 

Kanchigai keigo no jiten : kata de miwakeru goyō no keigo CU

 

Keigo yoho jiten CU

 

Proverbs

 

Koji Zokushin Kotowaza Daijiten CU

 

Seigorin: Koji Kotowaza Kan'yoku CU

 

Drama/Theatre

 

Engeki hyakka daijiten CU

 

Geino jiten CU

 

Kabuki jiten CU

 

Kabuki joruri gedai jiten CU

 

Religion

 

A dictionary of Japanese Buddist terms CU

 

Bukkyo shokubutsu jiten仏敎植物辞典: A dictionary of the biological aspects of Buuddism. CU

 

Bukkyogo daijiten佛敎語大辞典 CU

 

Bukkyōgo yomikata jiten佛敎語大辞典 CU

 

Iwanami Bukkyo jiten岩波仏教辞典 CU

 

Mochizuki Bukkyo daijiten望月佛教大辞典 CU

 

Nihon no shinbutsu no jiten CU

 

Nihon shukyo jiten CU

 

Nihon shukyo minzoku jiten日本宗教民俗図典CU

 

Shinsōban Butsugu jiten CU

 

Shinsōban Dōgen jiten CU

 

Shinsōban Koji junrei jiten CU

 

Shinsōban Kūkai jiten CU

 

Shugendō jiten CU

 

Culture and Society

 

E de miru Meiji, Taishō reigi sahō jiten CU

 

E de yomu Edo no kurashi fūzoku daijiten 絵でよむ江戶のくらし風俗大事典 CU

 

Edo jidai josei seikatsu ezu daijiten CU

 

Edo jidaikan : Bijuaru waido江戶時代館 : ビジュアル・ワイド: a pictorial work on Edo culture and society. CU

 

Edo o shiru jiten CU

 

Genbaku bunken daijiten原爆文献大事典 : 1945 (昭和 20) 年~2002 (平成 14) 年CU

 

Meiji jidaikan = The Meiji period明治時代館 = The Meiji period: A pictorial work on the culure and soicety of the Meiji period. CU

 

Meiji mono no hajimari jiten CU

 

Meiji mono no ryūkō jiten CU

 

Kokumin hyakka jiten CU

 

Nenjū gyōji, girei jiten CU

 

Nenjū gyōji daijiten年中行事大辞典: A dictionary of annual festivals. CU

 

Nihon shakai minzoku jiten日本社会民俗辞典 CU

 

Nihon sesogo shiryo jiten. Taisho hen CU

 

Nihon sesogo shiryo jiten. Showa sensen hen CU

 

Nihon gendai bungaku daijiten CU

 

Nihon minzoku jiten CU

 

Nihon yōgaku jinmei jiten日本洋学人名事典CU

 

Oni no daijiten : yōkai, ōken, sei no kaidoku CU

 

Seisen Nihon minzoku jiten精選日本民俗辞典CU

 

Tokugawa Bakufu jiten CU

 

Zusetsu Edo daidōgei jiten図說江戶大道芸事典: A dictionary of Edo period street theatre.

 

Historical Resources

 

Chihōshi bunken sōgō mokuroku地方史文献総合目: A bibliography of local history in Japan. CU

 

Genpei kassen jiten源平合戦事典: A dictionary of the Gempei Wars, 1180-1185.

CU

 

Kokushi daijiten國史大辭典 CU     

 

Kunibetsu han to jōkamachi no jiten国别藩と城下町の事典: An encyclopedia of individual domains and castle towns of the Tokugawa period, 1600-1868. CU

 

Nihonshi kojiten日本史広辞典 CU

 

Online Encyclopedias

 

Kodansha’s Encyclopedia of Japan (Available in JapanKnowledge. Please refer to this guide http://www.library.arizona.edu/help/tutorials/japanknowledge/index.html)

Encyclopedia of Japanese Culture  

               

Print Encyclopedias

 

Dai Nihon hyakka jiten CU

 

Koji ruien古事類苑 CU

 

Modern Japan: an encyclopedia of history, culture, and nationalism CU

Gazetteers and Historical Atlases

A gazetteer of Japanese place names in characters and in Romaji script CU

 

Konsaisu Nihon chimei jiten CU

 

Nihon bungaku chimei daijiten CU

 

Nihon chimei daihyakka: Rando Japonica CU

 

Nihon chimei daijiten CU

 

Nihon chimei sakuin CU

 

Nihon rekishi chizu CU

 

Zenkoku chimei yomigana jiten CU

 

Zoho dai nihon chimei jisho CU

Calendars and Chronologies

Online Resources

 

Gengo Converter

 

National Diet Library, the Japanese Calendar

 

NengocalcCU

 

Print Resources

 

Dare de mo yomeru furigana tsuki Nihon kodaishi nenpyo CU

 

Dare de mo yomeru furigana tsuki Nihon chuseishi nenpyo CU

 

Dare de mo yomeru furigana tsuki Nihon kinseishi nenpyo CU

 

Japanese chronological tables: from 601 to 1872 A.D CU

 

Kindai Nihon sogo nenpyo CU

 

Nihon bungaku dainenpyo CU

 

Nihon bunka sogo nenpyo CU

 

Nihon inyo rekijutsu taishohyo CU

 

Nihonreki Seireki gappi taishohyo CU

 

Nihon rekishi nenpyo CU

 

Nihonshi nenpyo日本史年表: A chronology of Japanese history. CU

 

Showa bungaku nenpyo昭和文学年表: A chronology of Showa period history CU

 

 

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