name = Sengaku
age = Born: 1203 died: circa 1273
sex = male
status = Japanese Buddhist monk of the Tendai school. He was a scholar, editor and a literary critic.
location = Hitachi,Japan
His major work, Man'yōshū chūshaku, was completed in 1269. This was a treatise on the collected poems in the Man'yōshū anthology.His work was instrumental in a process of rediscovering the original meaning of this seminal work of Japanese poetry.
Sengaku's published writings encompass 9 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 53 library holdings.