1 February 1872|
Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
|Died||18 November 1943
Shūsei Tokuda (徳田 秋声, Tokuda Shūsei?, 1 February 1872 – 18 November 1943, actually Tokuda Sueo) was a Japanese author from Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture. Several of his novels were made into movies in Japan. A monument honoring Tokuda was erected near the summit of Mount Utatsu in 1947. The monument features writing authored by poet Murō Saisei and was designed by architect Yoshirō Taniguchi.
He wrote "Rough Living".
His short story "The Town Dance Hall" is in the Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature.
A major biography of Tokuda by Richard Torrance was published in 1994.
- "The Fiction of Tokuda Shusei, and the Emergence of Japan's New Middle Class", Washington University Press
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