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His concern, he makes clear once again: The library with its manuscripts, Translations, and a wide selection of his music collection should be a place that allo

Manuscripts, Translations, music: Haruki Murakami makes the archive accessible

His concern, he makes clear once again: The library with its manuscripts, Translations, and a wide selection of his music collection should be a place that allo

Manuscripts, Translations, music: Haruki Murakami makes the archive accessible

His concern, he makes clear once again: The library with its manuscripts, Translations, and a wide selection of his music collection should be a place that allows for an open cultural exchange between students, scholars, and Fans of his and of Japanese literature. The Japanese bestselling author Haruki Murakami bequeathed to his former University, Waseda in Tokyo, and his extensive archive.

"I'm more than happy, if these materials can be for those of Use that want to study my Work, no matter whether they are Japanese or Non-Japanese," said Murakami at the announcement in Tokyo. The exact Details were still being worked out, the first pieces would be the beginning of 2019 for the Public, said the University. "The archive will be a Must-see Place for all Murakami Fans around the world," said Waseda President Kaoru Kamata.

Murakami is one of Japan's most famous contemporary authors, but his works have been translated into more than 40 languages, and as films or stage plays adapted. The 69-Year-old is also traded as a candidate for the Nobel prize for literature.

Translations of well-known authors

He began in 1975 after studying theater arts at Waseda University in Writing, at the same time, he worked in a record store, and opened a Tokyo Jazz Bar. His first two novels, "When the Wind sings" and "Pinball 1973", together with "Wild sheep hunting" the trilogy of the rat.

in 1987, published the novel "Norwegian wood" has a Smile to Murakami's first Bestseller, the world's 13 million copies have been sold. In 2010, the eponymous Film came out in theaters. In January of this year, The murder of the Commendatore appeared to be current. (Click here to read the SPIEGEL-ONLINE-Review.)

Murakami's success in Europe and America, experts explain, among other things, with the Western orientation of Murakami's, the easier for readers in the West have access to his works. Murakami, Franz Kafka, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Honoré de Balzac, J. D. Salinger, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Raymond Carver is one of his favourite authors. Translations of the works of admired authors, as well as his extensive music collection in the archive accessible.

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Publish Date : 05 Kasım 2018 Pazartesi 20:01

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