was a Japanese novelist, playwright, poet, artist, and philosopher active during the late Taishō
and Shōwa period
s of Japan. Later on in life he requested that the pronunciation of his surname (as far as was concerned) be changed from the usual ''Mushanokōji'', to ''Mushakōji'', but without much success. He was nicknamed ''Musha'' and ''Futo-o'' by his colleagues.
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