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June 19, 1909
Kanagi, Aomori, Japan
|Died||June 13, 1948
|Occupation||Novelist, Short Story Writer|
|Literary movement||I Novel, Buraiha|
Osamu Dazai (June 19, 1909 – June 13, 1948), was a Japanese author. Dazai was born Tsushima Shūji in Aomori, northeastern Japan. He is best known for his novels The Setting Sun (1947) and No Longer Human (1948). Dazai wrote a number of novels about the meaning of life based on his own private life. Dazai remains the most popular author among Japanese college students.
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