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Kitahara Hakushu: His Life and Poetry

65 Kitahara Hakushu
Margaret B. FUKASAWA
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With a foreword by Donald Keene.

The first full-length work in English on Kitahara Hakushu (1885-1942), a leading poet of modern Japan. In addition to a thorough recounting of the poet's life and times, the author provides numerous translations of Hakushu's poems and excerpts from his critical theories. Essential for any student of modern Japanese literature. | 282 pages


  • Foreword
  • Editor's Preface
  • Author's Preface
  • Early Years in Yanagawa: 1885-1904
  • Establishing a Name in Tokyo: 1904-1911
  • Personal Tribulations: 1912-1914
  • Sparrows: 1914-1923
  • Odawara and Tokyo: 1923-1937
  • Blindness and Death: 1937-1942
  • Appendix: Original Texts of Poems
  • Notes
  • Bibliography

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