In the Shade of Spring Leaves: The Life of Higuchi Ichiyo, with Nine of Her Best Stories
Higuchi Ichiyo, Japan's first woman writer of stature in modern times, was born in 1872 and died at the age of twenty-four. In her brief life she wrote poems, essays, short stories and a great, multivolumed diary. This book is made up of a critical biography, interlaced with extracts from the diary, and Robert Danly's translations of nine representative stories.
Higuchi Ichiyo (b. 1872 - d. 1896) was a Japanese writer.