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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.