Akiko Yosano biography

Akiko Yosano

Writer, Author

1878 – 1942

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Who was Akiko Yosano?

Akiko Yosano was the pen-name of a Japanese author, poet, pioneering feminist, pacifist, and social reformer, active in the late Meiji period as well as the Taishō and early Shōwa periods of Japan. Her name at birth was Shō Hō. She is one of the most famous, and most controversial, post-classical woman poets of Japan.

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Born
Dec 7, 1878
Sakai
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Nationality
  • Japan
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Lived in
  • Osaka Prefecture
Died
May 29, 1942
Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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