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Encyclopedia > Yasushi Inoue

Yasushi Inoue (井上 靖 Inoue Yasushi, May 6, 1907January 29, 1992) was a Japanese writer whose range of genres included poetry, essays, short fiction, and novels. May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Poetry (ancient Greek: ποιεω (poieo) = I create) is traditionally a written art form (although there is also an ancient and modern poetry which relies mainly upon oral or pictorial representations) in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. ... Essay, a short work that treats of a topic from an authors personal point of view, often taking into account subjective experiences and personal reflections upon them. ... This article is in need of attention. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ...

Although often remembered for his serious historical fiction of ancient Japan and the Asian continent, Inoue's work also included semi-autobiographical novels and short fiction of great humor, pathos, and wisdom like Shirobamba and Asunaro Monogatari, which depicted the setting of the author's own life--Japan of the early to mid twentieth century--in revealing perspective. A historical novel is a novel in which the story is set among historical events, or more generally, where the time the action takes place in predates the time of the first publication -- distinguish and contrast the genre of alternate history. ... World map showing Asia. ... Pathos (from πάσχειν paschein, the Greek word meaning to suffer) is an appeal to anothers pride or character in general. ...

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