KODA Aya

Date of Birth and Death
September 1, 1904 - Octover 31, 1990
Birthplace (modern name)
Tokyo
Occupation, Status
Literary Figure

Description

Essayist and novelist. The second daughter of the novelist Koda Rohan. In 1928 she married at the age of 24, but then divorced 10 years later. Afterwards, she lived with Rohan and Zakki, memoirs of her life with him, appeared in the special edition of the magazine Geirin Kanpo featuring Rohan in 1947 and received attention. With his death the same year, she published Shuen (The Last Hours) and Soso no Ki (Funeral records) and made her debut in the literary world. Thereafter she became a novelist.

Publications

National Diet Library Online

SNS

KODA Aya

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