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Eiji Yoshikawa (1892)

Yoshikawa was a popular Japanese historical novelist. Despite the fact that many of his novels are actually revisions of past works, Yoshikawa was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit in 1960. Just before his death from cancer two years later, he received the Mainichi Art Award as well. His success is especially impressive given his lack of formal education—he had not been able to study beyond primary school due to his family's financial troubles. What are some of Yoshikawa's novels? More...
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How does a writer gain so much recognition rewriting other works?
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Happy birthday, Yoshikawa-san!

Every time I hear something about your country, I am absolutely astounded that even in 2014, there is very little street crime.

Your people are very civilized. I do so envy you.

Whatever you are doing to maintain such an orderly society, please continue to do it.
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Is his re-telling of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms better than the original? Or he just plagiarize from the original?
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The word should be borrow then since it is done by a Japanese
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Good article.
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Eiji Yoshikawa - Fantastic Fiction
A bibliography of Eiji Yoshikawa's books:
Series
Musashi
1. The Way of the Samurai (1989)
2. The Art of War (1989)
3. The Way of the Sword (1989)
4. The Bushido Code (1989)
5. The Way of Life and Death (1989)
Musashi (1971)
The Way of the SamuraiThe Art of WarThe Way of the SwordThe Bushido Code
The Way of Life and DeathMusashi

Novels
The Heike Story (1956)
Taiko (1967)
The Heike StoryTaiko

Non fiction
Fragments of a Past: A Memoir
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/y/eiji-yoshikawa/
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY -- EIJI YOSHIKAWA

Thanks a lot TFD for posting his birthday : August 11 ... such a great day! :)

I respect him more than words can express. I believe most parts of my life is a product of his influence. God bless him sensei Boo hoo!





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