Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: First coming to attention as a poet,

he [Takaaki Yoshimoto] later pursued the wartime responsibility of literary figures prominent during and after the war.

He launched a magazine with renowned poet Gan Tanigawa and others, exploring themes such as nation-states and the family, before establishing a reputation as a giant of postwar thought.

from The Japan Times: Literary critic Yoshimoto dies at 87


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