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Japanese 5454 (THO) - Japanese Literature: Classical Period

Accessing Resources

If you are unable to access the electronic books or streaming video listed below, please email Emily Smock (

Clicking on any of the links will bring up the catalog record on the library website, those items on reserve will have "Thompson Library Reserve" in the location column followed by how long they check out for.

If the status is "Available" the item is ready to be checked out.

If the status is "Due" followed by a date and time, the item is checked out and due back at the indicated date and time.

If the title of the book is not a link to the catalog record, the item hasn't arrived yet, and it isn't ready to check out.

In order to access these materials, you can check out these books and/or DVDs from the circulation desk of Thompson Library, located on the first floor at the east end of the building.

To check out materials please have a valid photo ID such as your BuckID, Driver's License, or digital BuckID on the OSU mobile app. 

Fines for reserve items can be significant and these items must be returned back to Thompson Library circulation desk (Fine Information Link).

Find out more information about Thompson Library such as today's hours (Thompson Library Link).

Instructor: Naomi Fukumori

Physical Books or DVDs in Thompson Library

Title Author Call Number # of Copies Loan Period
The tale of Genji Murasaki Shikibu ; translated by Royall Tyler PL788.4 G41 2001 v.1-2 1 2 hour
Traditional Japanese literature : an anthology, beginnings to 1600 edited with introductions and commentary by Haruo Shirane ; translators, Sonja Arntzen ... [et al.] PL782.E1 T73 2007  1 2 hour
Seeds in the heart : Japanese literature from earliest times to the late sixteenth century Donald Keene PL726.115 .K44 1993  1 2 hour
Japanese culture Paul Varley DS821 .V36 2000  1 2 hour

Electronic Resources

Title Author Call Number Link to Catalog Record
Japanese culture Paul Varley DS821 .V36 2000eb Link