Fukurozoshi (a treatise on waka [a traditional Japanese poem of 31 syllables] written by FUJIWARA no (袋草紙)

Fukurozoshi is a treatise on waka poetry written during the Hogen era (1156 - 1159) in late Heian period by FUJIWARA no Kiyosuke, who was a court noble and a poet in a linage of the Rokujo family. Fukurozoshi consists of four volumes and a volume of a collection of old works.


Fukurozoshi is considered one of the important materials on waka poetry and waka poets with the contents of how to compose waka, about imperial anthologies of poetry, uta-awase (poetry contest), uta monogatari (poetic tales), and legends about poets.

[Original Japanese]