SATO Haruo

Date of Birth and Death
April 9, 1892 - May 6, 1964
Birthplace (modern name)
Wakayama
Occupation, Status
Literary Figure
Pen name etc.
Nokayajin (pen name)

Description

Poet and novelist. He admired Nagai Kafu and entered Keio Gijuku University in 1910, and published poetry and criticism in the magazines Subaru and Mita Bungaku. In 1919 he released Denen no Yuutsu (Melancholy in the Country) and gained recognition as a novelist in literary circles. One year later he returned to his hometown and whilst having a romantic relationship with Chiyoko, the wife of Tanizaki Junichiro, he wrote a poetry collection, Junjo Shishu (Poems of Sacrificing Feelings) in 1921. Through Tokai no Yuutsu (Melancholy in the City) (1922) and Taikutsu Dokuhon (Books for Boredom) (1926), he exhibited sensitivity in many forms. His activity spans from novel writing, criticism, and children books, to writing plays. In 1930 he married Chiyoko. Later he grew in admiration for Oriental things and published Kikusui Monogatari (1935) and Akiko Mandara (1954).

Publications

National Diet Library Online

SNS

SATO Haruo

  • Portrait of SATO Haruo1
  • Portrait of SATO Haruo2
  • Portrait of SATO Haruo3
  • Portrait of SATO Haruo4
  • Portrait of SATO Haruo5
  • Portrait of SATO Haruo6
  • Portrait of SATO Haruo7
  • Portrait of SATO Haruo8
  • Portrait of SATO Haruo9

People related to SATO Haruo