Shiga Naoya

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Background Facts about 'At Kinosaki' Shiga Naoya wrote "At Kinosaki" (Kinosaki ni te - éÌèÉÄ) in 1917, when he was 34 years old. The story is based on his real experience in the autumn of 1913, when he was recovering at the hot springs of Kinosaki, from an accident which nearly took his life. Shiga was walking with a friend toward Shibaura one evening along beside the train track of the Yamanote Line when the train hit him from …

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…pgs.17~25 Roy Starrs; printed in: Starrs, Roy "An Artless Art" Japan Library, 1998 pgs.121~128 William F. Sibley; printed in: Sibley, William "The Shiga Hero" University of Chicago Press, 1979 pgs.198~205 OTHER PRIMARY SOURCES 1. In English Starrs, Roy "An Artless Art" Tokyo: Japan Library, 1998 Sibley, William "The Shiga Hero" Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979 Mathy, Francis "Shiga Naoya" New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1974 2. In Japanese Shigetomo, Ki "Shiga Naoya Kenkyuu" Tokyo: Ryuukan Sousho, 1979 "Nihongo Daijiten-Color Editon" Tokyo: Koudansha, 1997