Fumiko Enchi

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Fumiko Enchi (円地 文子, Enchi Fumiko, 2 October 1905 – 12 November 1986)[1] was the pen-name of Fumiko Ueda, one of the most prominent Japanese women writers in the Shōwa period of Japan.[2] As a writer, Enchi is best known for her explorations into the ideas of sexuality, gender, human identity, and spirituality.[3]

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Fumiko Enchi
Native name
円地 文子
BornUeda Fumi (上田 富美)
(1905-10-02)2 October 1905
Tokyo, Japan
Died12 November 1986(1986-11-12) (aged 81)
Tokyo, Japan
Resting placeYanaka Cemetery, Tokyo, Japan
OccupationWriter, playwright
Notable awardsWomen’s Literature Prize (1955, 1966)
Noma Literary Prize (1957)
Tanizaki Prize (1969)
Order of Culture (1985)

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