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Fumiko Enchi

Fumiko Enchi (1905–1986) was a Japanese novelist and literary critic. The daughter of a well-known Japanese literary scholar, she first wrote for the theater, later turning to novels and short stories. Onnazaka (The Waiting Years) was awarded the Noma Literary Prize in 1957. Her modern Japanese translation of the renowned classical Japanese novel The Tale of Genji received wide acclaim.

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