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Tales of the Maternity Room

An excerpt by Yosano Akiko that my good friend translated. Check it out. I look forward to more fun stuff from her. 🙂 Advertisements

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New Short Story Collection by Murakami

Dear Readers, I read recently that in April the publishing house Bungei Shunju will be publishing 『女のいない男たち』 Onna no inai otokotachi (Men Without Women), a collection of short stories by Murakami Haruki. 5 of the included stories have been previously … Continue reading

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the translated mind (advertising a friend’s blog)

Dear Readers, A good friend and university classmate of mine also started a translation blog recently, so if what I’m posting here doesn’t slake your thirst for Japanese literature, go check out the stuff she’s doing at the translated mind. … Continue reading

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Lessons in Classical Japanese Poetry 3: Makurakotoba and A Personal Poem by Hitomaro

First of all I would like to apologize for my loooong absence. I had my hands full between the JAT Translation contest and JLPT N1 study which I needed to focus on after that. Plus, I’m not going to lie, … Continue reading

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Nothing to post this week! Sorry!

My apologies! I’m rather engrossed in translating for JAT’s translation contest, because submissions are due next week. So unfortunately, I haven’t had the time to translate anything to post here! Hopefully we’ll be back next week with a poem or … Continue reading

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