Literature Quiz / HCHS Japanese Authors (Extreme)

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Almost Transparent Blue
An Artist of the Floating World
Coin Locker Babies
Never Let Me Go
Snow Country
winner of 1968 Nobel Prize in Literature
Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids/The Pinch Runner Memorandum
My Friend Hitler and Other Plays/The Terrace of the Leper King/Way of the Samurai/Patriotism/Madame de Sade
The Game of Contemporaneity/Rouse Up O Young Men of the New Age!
Sly/Hardboiled & Hard Luck/Daisy's Life/Argentine Hag/The Lake
The Dancing Girl of Izu
Thousand Cranes
The Sea of Fertility tetralogy: Spring Snow/Runaway Horses/The Temple of Dawn/The Decay of the Angel
Somersault/The Changeling/Death by Water/In Late Style
The Remains of the Day
Moonlight Shadow/Asleep/N.P./Lizard/Amrita
The School of Flesh/Silk and Insight/Acts of Worship
Dance, Dance, Dance/Hard-Boilded Wonderland and the End of the World
committed suicide at 35 years of age through overdose of barbital
Hear the Wind Sing/Pinball, 1973/A Wild Sheep Chase
The Elephant Vanishes/Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman/Men Without Women/after the quake (all short story collections)
A Personal Matter
committed seppuku after failed attempt at coup d'etat in 1970
nominated for Nobel Prize in Literature 3 times/poised to win in 1968/lost award because of radical political activities
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (memoir about interest in long-distance running))
South of the Border, West of the Sun/The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle/Sputnik Sweetheart
friend of Mishima/was haunted by his death
died in 1972/apparent suicide by gassing/widow believed it to be accidental
In the Miso Soup
When We Were Orphans
Confessions of a Mask
The Buried Giant (released in 2015)
Dragon: The Old Potter's Tale/Autumn Mountain/In a Grove/Kappa/A Note to a Certain Old Friend
Thirst for Love/Forbidden Colors/The Sound of Waves
The Tale of Genji
The Silent Cry
Norwegian Wood
Beauty and Sadness/One Arm/Palm-of-the-Hand Stories
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
Hell Screen/The Spider's Thread/The Nose/Rashōmon
The Master of Go
Goodbye, Tsugumi
The Day He Himself Shall Wipe My Tears Away
The Sound of the Mountain/The Lake/The House of the Sleeping Beauties
Japanese-British novelist born in Nagasaki but lived in England since he was 5 years old
Kyoko's House/After the Banquet/The Black Lizard and Other Plays
1892-1927/Japanese writer active in Taishō period/regarded as 'Father of the Japanese short story'/Japan's premier literary award is named for him
Kafka on the Shore/After Dark/Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
The Old Capital/The Scarlet Gang of Asakusa
A Pale View of the Hills

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