- 文学部論叢 (ISSN:03887073)
- no.81, pp.35-48, 2004-03
Toshio Takaki (1876-1922) is the researcher who established the foundation of mythology \of Japan and played a veky important role in the histoly of folklore. Tnkaki started the monthly magazine "KIODO-KENKIU (Hometown Rcsearch)" of the first full-fledged\folklore research in cooperation with Kunio Yanagita in Japan, and edited and published\the "Collection of Japanese Traditions" which carried out classification of the tradition of Japan systematically for the first time. This paper reconsiders Takaki's positioning in folklore of Japan through the examination of Tnkaki's texts in the first issue of "KIODO-KENKIU".