Kasa no Iratsume

Item

Author

Kasa no Iratsume

Location

Specifics unknown but likely within the modern day Nara or Kyoto prefectures

Dates

9th c

Biography

Almost nothing is known of Kasa no Iratsume other than that she is credited for twenty-nine love poems addressed to Otomo no Yakamochi. Twenty-four of these are included together in the Man'yoshu.[Source: Sato, Hiroaki. Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology. New York: Routledge, 2015.]

Languages

Japanese

Genres

Poetry

Editions and Translations

Sato, Hiroaki. Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology. New York: Routledge, 2015.

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