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Kurinomoto Gyokusetsu

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  • Born: 1752
  • Died: 1826
  • Other Names: 観応 (Kan'ô)
  • Japanese: 栗本玉屑 (Kurinomoto Gyokusetsu)

Kurinomoto Gyokusetsu was a Buddhist monk and haikai poet from Kumamoto han.

After serving in temples in Awaji and Harima provinces, and in Kakogawa, he became formally affiliated with the Nijô family as a master poet, and traveled the realm erecting monuments to Matsuo Bashô. In 1800, he published an account of his travels entitled Azuma gahi.

References

  • Ono Masako, Tomita Chinatsu, Kanna Keiko, Taguchi Megumi, "Shiryô shôkai Kishi Akimasa bunko Satsuyû kikô," Shiryôhenshûshitsu kiyô 31 (2006), 223.
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