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Masaoka Shiki Biography | Poet

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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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