Ihara Saikaku, Japanese Writer

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  • Name: Ihara Saikaku
  • Birth: Unknown Date, 1642, Namba, Osaka, Japan
  • Death: September 9, 1693, Osaka, Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • Who he was: Japanese writer who created the "floating world" genre of suggestive Japanese prose: Life of an Amorous Man; This Scheming World; Five Women Who Loved Love

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