Princess Nukata

Item

Author

Princess Nukata

Location

Asuka (in modern day Nara prefecture)

Dates

b. 638?

Biography

Thirteen of Princess Nukata's poems appear in the Man'yoshu. She was the daughter of Prince Kagami and lover of Prince Oama, who would later become Emperor Tenmu. Some of her poems may have been written on behalf of other courtiers. [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.

Item sets

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