All You Need To Know About Japanese Literature

Japanese literature has become a stirring genre among western readers in recent years. Like the UK and France, Japan has a long and rich literary tradition, encompassing prose, poetry, and theater. Japanese literature has been thriving for centuries, from what is widely considered the world’s first novel – Murasaki Shikibu’s The Tale of Genji – to modern writers like Sayaka Murata and Mieko Kawakami.