Hideo Oguma

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Oguma poem in Tokiwa Park in Asahikawa, Hokkaidō

Hideo Oguma (小熊秀雄 Oguma Hideo?, 9 September 1901 — 20 November 1940[1][2]) was a Japanese poet for the Proletarian literature movement and was noted for writing children's stories, comic books and literary criticism.[3] A Hideo Oguma poetry prize is awarded for new poetry writers.[4][5]


  1. ^ Oguma, Hideo; Goodman, David G. (1989), Long, long autumn nights: selected poems of Oguma Hideo, 1901-1940, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan, ISBN 978-0-939512-39-3 
  2. ^ "Hideo Oguma (1901 - 1940) - Find A Grave Memorial". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  3. ^ Miller, John Scott (2009), Historical dictionary of modern Japanese literature and theater, Scarecrow Press, p. 94, ISBN 978-0-8108-5810-7 
  4. ^ Jeffrey Angles. "::Full Tilt::". Fulltilt.ncu.edu.tw. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  5. ^ Sato, Hiroaki (2008), Japanese women poets: an anthology, M.E. Sharpe, p. 435, ISBN 978-0-7656-1784-2