Yamanoue no Okura
Comprehensive information about Yamanoue no Okura including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Yamanoue no Okura () (660–733) was a Japanese poet, the best known for his poems of children and commoners. He was a member of Japanese missions to Tang China. He was also a contributor to the Man'yoshu and his writing had a strong Chinese influence. Unlike other Japanese poetry of the time, his work emphasizes a morality based on the teachings of Confucius. He was perhaps born in 660 because his fifth volume, published in 733, has a sentence saying "in this year, I am 74". This educational Yamanoue no Okura resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.
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