ARIYOSHI SAWAKO


ARIYOSHI SAWAKO
(1931–1984)
   Ariyoshi Sawako was a bestselling novelist, playwright, and director from Wakayama. She attended Tokyo Woman’s Christian University and studied English literature, but after a long absence graduated with a two-year degree. An aspiring theater critic, she contributed to a theater journal just after graduating college. She was a candidate for the Akutagawa Ryunosuke Prize in 1956 and shortly thereafter published her first major novel Kinokawa (1959; tr. The River Ki, 1980). She divorced her first husband in 1964 and then published what is widely considered her best novel, Hanaoka Seishu no tsuma (1966; tr. The Wife of Hanaoka Seishu, 1978). She followed that with another bestseller, Kokitsu no hito (1972; tr. The Twilight Years, 1984). She died at age 53 of heart failure, in the prime of her career.
   See also FEMINISM; WOMEN IN LITERATURE.

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  • Ariyoshi Sawako — ▪ Japanese author born Jan. 21, 1931, Wakayama City, Japan died Aug. 30, 1984, Tokyo       Japanese novelist, short story writer, and playwright who reached a popular audience with serialized novels of social realism that chronicled domestic life …   Universalium

  • Sawako Ariyoshi — (jap. 有吉 佐和子, Ariyoshi Sawako; * 20. Januar 1931 in Wakayama, Japan; † 30. August 1984 in Tokio) war eine japanische Schriftstellerin. Leben Ariyoshi begann 1949 ein Studium der Literatur und Theaterwissenschaften in Tokio, dass sie 1952… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ariyoshi —   [ ʃ ], Sawako, japanische Schriftstellerin, * Wakayama 20. 1. 1931, ✝ Tokio 30. 8. 1984; behandelte in Romanen und Dramen historische Stoffe und aktuelle Themen. Mit Romanen wie »Die Entrückten« (1972; englisch »The Twighlight Age«) und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sawako Ariyoshi — was a Japanese writer.Born in Wakayama City and a graduate of Tokyo Women s Christian College, Sawako Ariyoshi spent part of her childhood in Java. A prolific novelist, she dramatises significant issues in her fiction such as the suffering of the …   Wikipedia

  • Sawako Ariyoshi — (有吉佐和子) (née en 1931 à Wakayama morte en 1984 à Tôkyô) est une écrivaine japonaise. Elle a très tôt connu un immense succès avec des romans, des nouvelles et des pièces de théâtre qui traitent souvent de la condition féminine. On l a beaucoup… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ariyoshi — ist der Name folgender Personen: George Ariyoshi (* 1926), Gouverneur von Hawaii Sawako Ariyoshi (1931–1984), japanische Schriftstellerin Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ariyoshi — /ariˈjɒʃi/ (say ahree yoshee) noun Sawako /saˈwakoʊ/ (say sah wahkoh), 1931–84, Japanese writer of social and historical novels and short stories, and of murder mysteries …   Australian English dictionary

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