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Ayukawa Nobuo / 鮎川信夫

ayukawa nobuo 05 Ayukawa Nobuo / 鮎川信夫

Ayukawa Nobuo (1920-1986) was a founding member of the poetry group Arechi (Wasteland) and, as poet, critic, soldier and pacifist has been a strong inspiration to many important Japanese writers and poets of the post-war and subsequent generation.

(Translators Oketani Shogo and Leza Lowitz have a translation entitled Selected Poems of Ayukawa Nobuo forthcoming in 2006 from Kaya Press.)