Japanese Literary History Based on Documents
This is exhibition will introduce Japanese literature dating from ancient times until the early Meiji period through docu- ments. Although recent research trends are taken into consideration, the history of the literature is presented with a focus on works that are often included in school textbooks. Visitors can enjoy various aspects of pre-modern literature through the features of manuscripts and the feelings imparted by printed materials. is exhibition also includes a spe- cial section of recent additions to our institute’s collection.