Shōhei Ōoka, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Shōhei Ōoka

Japanese writer

Date of Birth: 06-Mar-1909

Place of Birth: Tokyo City, Tokyo Prefecture

Date of Death: 25-Dec-1988

Profession: screenwriter, writer, translator, literary critic, novelist

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Shōhei Ōoka

  • Shohei Ooka (?? ??, Ooka Shohei, 6 March 1909 – 25 December 1988) was a Japanese novelist, literary critic, and lecturer and translator of French literature who was active during the Showa period of Japan.
  • Ooka belongs to the group of postwar writers whose World War II experiences at home and abroad figure prominently in their works.
  • Over his lifetime, he contributed short stories and critical essays to almost every literary magazine in Japan.

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