Tōson Shimazaki

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Tōson Shimazaki (島崎 藤村, Shimazaki Tōson, 25 March 1872 – 22 August 1943) was the pen-name of Haruki Shimazaki, a Japanese writer active in the Meiji, Taishō and early Shōwa periods of Japan. He began his career as a Romantic poet, but went on to establish himself as a major proponent of Japanese Naturalism.

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Tōson Shimazaki
Born(1872-03-25)25 March 1872
Magome-juku, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Died22 August 1943(1943-08-22) (aged 71)
Ōiso, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
OccupationWriter
Alma materMeiji Gakuin University
GenrePoetry, novels
Literary movementRomanticism
Naturalism
Japanese name
Kanji島崎 藤村
Hiraganaしまざき とうそん
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