IKUTA Choko

Date of Birth and Death
April 21, 1882 - January 11, 1936
Birthplace (modern name)
Tottori
Occupation, Status
Literary Figure
Pen name etc.
Hiroharu (real name)

Description

Critic, translator and novelist. While attending the Imperial University of Tokyo, he became a member of the magazine Geien together with Ueda Bin in 1904 and published Oguri Fuyo-ron in 1906, which earned him recognition in the literary world. One year later, together with Baba Kocho and Morita Sohei, he organized the Keishu Bungaku-kai, which inspired the publication of the magazine Seito. He also worked as a successful translator and translated Friedrich Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra and Gabriele D'Annunzio’s The Triumph of Death. In 1914 he published the new magazine Hankyo with Morita Sohei and provided a platform even to socialists like Sakai Toshihiko and Ito Noe.

Publications

National Diet Library Online

SNS

IKUTA Choko

  • Portrait of IKUTA Choko1
  • Portrait of IKUTA Choko2

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