|Budget Amount *help
¥1,650,000 (Direct Cost: ¥1,500,000、Indirect Cost: ¥150,000)
Fiscal Year 2007: ¥650,000 (Direct Cost: ¥500,000、Indirect Cost: ¥150,000)
Fiscal Year 2006: ¥500,000 (Direct Cost: ¥500,000)
Fiscal Year 2005: ¥500,000 (Direct Cost: ¥500,000)
Although the title of this research is "Research on the Tradition and Innovation of Literature in Mongolia in the Post-Socialist Period", the investigator mainly made the trend of literature in Mongolia (the former Mongolian People's Republic) from the 1930s to the end of the 1990s applicable to research, and analyzed in detail from both sides of "tradition" and "innovation" what kind of change the modern Mongolian literature in the meantime received. In the chapter of articles of the research report, the literature in the former socialist period was also put into the range as a premise which considers the literature in the post-socialist period, and the life and works of poet D. Natsagdorj, who represents modern Mongolian literature, were considered and analyzed. In addition, the investigator considered and analyzed the influence that the movement of democratization from 1989 to 1990 gave writers and organizations of writers at that time, moreover, the life and works of poet R. Choinom, who was "rehabilitated" as a symbol of the democratization, the novel "You must be alive" by R. Ganbat, discribed Japanese prisoners of war regarded as the forbidden theme so far. In the chapter of translations of the research report, works of D. Natsagdorj, R. Choinom, Ts. Damdinsuren and G. Ayuurzana, and articles of Dr. D.Galbaatar, who is the research co-operator and professor at the School of Mongolian Language and Culture, National University of Mongolia, published in his monograph "The Key Problems on the Theory and History of Mongolian Literature"(2001), and article of Dr. L.Baldan, who is the authority in study of D. Natsagdorj, chief researcher at Institute of Language and Literature, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, were contained.
It seems that this research plays a pioneering and basic role in future research of modern Mongolian literature in Japan. A big meaning and the importance of this research are at this point.