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  1. Masaoka Shiki was on close terms with Natsume Soseki.
  2. Masaoka Shiki was born in Matsuyama in present-day Ehime Prefecture.
  3. Masaoka Shiki was the founder of the magazine Hototogisu and despite his brief life he became a highly esteemed critic in his time.

Masaoka Shiki

  1. Masaoka Shiki, and Hototogisu, are mentiond in The Times of Botchan (v.1 p.
  2. If we look for a Rimbaud in Japan, it can only be Masaoka Shiki.
  3. Mr. Bonnefoy well deserved the award named after Masaoka Shiki.
  4. Outstanding haiku masters: Bashõ, Buson, and Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902), who revived the traditional form.
  5. Look in any book on haiku and the four poets that will always be represented are Matsuo Basho, Yosa Buson, Kobayashi Issa and Masaoka Shiki.


  1. Through the poetry of Masaoka Shiki, a new term for a stand alone hokku emerged called haiku.
  2. This was the situation until the appearance of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902), a reformer and revisionist who marks the end of hokku in a wider context.


  1. Kyoshi Takahama was a Japanese poet, one of the best disciples of Masaoka Shiki.
  2. Masaoka Shiki (18671902) is credited with modernizing Japans two traditional verse forms, haiku and tanka.
  3. Masaoka Shiki poet, essayist, and critic who revived the haiku and tanka, traditional Japanese poetic forms.

Modern Haiku

  1. After Masaoka Shiki and others, known as haiku when composed as an independent poem.
  2. Japan's modern haiku (17-syllable poetry) originated in Matsuyama mainly through the effort of Masaoka Shiki.
  3. Modern haiku poet Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902), a noted critic of Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), was also a resident of Dogo Onsen.
  4. The history of the modern haiku dates from Masaoka Shiki's reform, begun in 1892, which established haiku poetry as a new independent poetic form.
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