Masaoka Shiki Biography and Poems
Masaoka Shiki Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Masaoka Shiki, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Shiki, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Masaoka Shiki (, September 17, 1867 – September 19, 1902), the pen-name of Masaoka Noboru ( ) was a Japanese author, poet, literary critic, and journalist in Meiji period Japan. Shiki is generally regarded as the major figure in the development of modern haiku poetry and also played an important role in revitalizing tanka poetry.. Japanese author poet literary critic and journalist
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