Higuchi Ichiyo, Japanese Short Story Writer

from a Japanese banknote

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Higuchi Natsuko
  • Known as: Higuchi Ichiyo
  • Birth: May 2, 1872, Uchisaiwaichō, Tokyo, Japan
  • Death: November 23, 1896, Tokyo, Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • Who she was: Japanese short story writer; "Takekurabe" ("Comparing Heights"); "Jūsan'ya" ("The Thirteenth Night"); "Ōtsugomori" ("On the Last Day of the Year"); "Nigorie" ("Troubled Waters"); "Wakare-Michi" ("Separate Ways")

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