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Kuroi Senji (黒井 千次) is a pen name of Osabe Shunjirō (長部 瞬二郎, born May 28, 1932), Japanese author [1] of fiction and essays.

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Kuroi is a member of the "Introspective Generation" of Japanese writers, whose work depicts the thoughts of ordinary Japanese. He lives in Tokyo's western suburbs, along the Chūō Main Line, in a neighborhood similar to that depicted in his novel of linked stories, Gunsei (Life in the Cul-de-Sac, 群棲), for which he won the 1984 Tanizaki Prize.

As of 2006 he is president of the Japan Writer's Association (Nihon Bungeika Kyokai).

Selected works

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References

  1. Serafin, Steven; Glanze, Walter D. (1984). Encyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century: based on the first edition edited by Wolfgang Bernard Fleischmann. Ungar. p. 238. Retrieved 3 July 2011.