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committed suicide at 35 years of age through overdose of barbital
The Dancing Girl of Izu
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
The Tale of Genji
winner of 1968 Nobel Prize in Literature
The Remains of the Day/Never Let Me Go/A Pale View of the Hills
Confessions of a Mask/The Temple of the Golden Pavilion/The Sea of Fertility tetralogy: Spring Snow/Runaway Horses/The Temple of Dawn/The Decay of the Angel
Japanese-British novelist born in Nagasaki but lived in England since he was 5 years old
Hell Screen/The Spider's Thread/The Nose/Rashōmon
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A Personal Matter/The Silent Cry/The Day He Himself Shall Wipe My Tears Away
died in 1972/apparent suicide by gassing/widow believed it to be accidental
committed seppuku after failed attempt at coup d'etat in 1970
Snow Country/The Master of Go/Thousand Cranes
friend of Mishima/was haunted by his death
nominated for Nobel Prize in Literature 3 times/poised to win in 1968/lost award because of radical political activities
Norwegian Wood/1Q84/Kafka on the Shore
1644-94/master of the Haiku (wrote over 1000)/most famous poet of Edo period/The Narrow Road to the Deep North

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