NOMIZO Naoka

Date of Birth and Death
January 2, 1897 - February 12, 1987
Birthplace (modern name)
Hyogo
Occupation, Status
Literary Figure , Scholar (Human Science)

Description

Novelist, literary figure. In 1924 her novel Kuchinashi (Gardenia) was appreciated by Shimazaki Toson, Tayama Katai and Tokuda Shusei and won a competition held by Fukuoka Nichinichi Shimbun, marking her debut in the literary world. In 1931 she started to write another competition-winning novel, Joju Shinri, in serialized form in the newspaper Miyako Shimbun. In the post-war period, she taught modern literature at Toyo University. She wrote academic literature primarily about Mori Ogai and also published fantasy novels like Nanten Yashiki (The House of Nandina) (1946).

Publications

National Diet Library Online

SNS

NOMIZO Naoka

  • Portrait of NOMIZO Naoka1
  • Portrait of NOMIZO Naoka2