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Comprehensive information about Boncho including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Nozawa Boncho ( , 1640 - 1714) was a Japanese haikai poet. He was born in Kanazawa, and spent most of his life in Kyoto working as a doctor. Boncho was one of Matsuo Basho 's leading disciples and, together with Kyorai, he edited the Basho school's Monkey's Raincoat (Sarumino ) anthology of 1689. He participated in numerous renku with Basho and other members of his Shomon school. This educational Boncho resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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