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Resources for Japan Scholars: Japanese Text Initiative

Japanese Text Initiative

Hosted by the University of Virginia Library, this project makes a wide range of poetry, prose and drama texts available in a searchable digital format. Includes canonical texts dating from the Nara period (8th century) to modern times.

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Main image: Sourced from Centre for Open Data in the Humanities’ Kuzushiji Dataset (Source)

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