Noguchi, Yoné, 1875-1947

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Birth 1875-12-08
Death 1947-07-13
Japanese
English, Japanese

Biographical notes:

Yoné Noguchi (1875-1947) was a poet and professor of English at Keio University in Tokyo. Noguchi traveled to the United States in 1893, where he lived and worked in San Francisco and New York before retuning to Japan in 1904. He developed a reputation while in the United States as an imagist poet and published his first book of poetry, Seen and unseen or, monologues of a homeless snail (1897), while living in San Francisco. With the publication of his book, Noguchi became the first Japanese national to publish poetry in English. In 1904 Noguchi returned to Japan where he taught English and wrote both poetry and books on Japanese art. He was the father of American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (b. 1904).

From the description of Papers of Yoné Noguchi, 1897-1904. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288723

Japanese writer of poetry, fiction, essays, and literary criticism in both English and Japanese.

From the description of Yoné Noguchi collection of papers, circa 1897-1940. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215335946

Noguchi was a Japanese poet and writer who wrote in both Japanese and English. He lived in the United States from 1893-1904.

From the description of [Letter] 1926 Jun. 24, 865 Nakano, Tokyo, Japan [to] Sir / Yone Noguchi. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 300017323

Yoné Noguchi, also known as Yonejiro Noguchi, was an influential writer of poetry, fiction, essays, and literary criticism in both English and Japanese. Born in Japan, he spent most of adult his life in San Francisco and New York.

From the description of Yoné Noguchi letters and ephemera, 1899-1921. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215161954

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Subjects:

  • Imagist poetry
  • Poets, Japanese
  • Poets, Japanese--Manuscripts
  • Poetry, Modern--19th century
  • Poets, Japanese--Correspondence
  • Poetry, Modern--20th century

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  • United States (as recorded)