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AUTHOR
Bunroku Shishi
 
Bunroku Shishi (1893~1969) was born in Yokohama. He went to France in 1922 and studied dram for three years. After returning to Japan, Shingeki attempted to promote the Shingeki at the same time as writing essays and novel under the name of Bunroku Shishi. In 1937, he started up a theater company Bungaku-za with Kunio Kishida and Mantaro Kubota, and played an active role as playwright and stage director. His autobiographical novel
Musume to Watashi (My Daughter and I), which was carried in a magazine, was made into a movie and TV drama and became a huge hit. In 1969, he was given the Order of Cultural Merit and became a Person of Cultural Merit.
AWARDS
1963 Japan Art Academy Award
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2018 International Translation Forum on Contemporary Japanese LiteratureJLPP Translation Workshop 2018