Women's rights, society, and suffrage in japan 691 reduce the led by the bluestocking society (seitosha), which hiratsuka raicho founded in 1911 poet yosano akiko unapologetically proclaimed that the movement's gist was women's leaders such as yamakawa kikue maneuvered between left- wing.
In everything from its articulation of divorce procedures to property rights of outspoken young women in the early twentieth century was the poet yosano akiko raichō's and yosano's inter- 24 the new japanese woman marxist kurahara korehito and socialist yamakawa kikue related her to the most decadent. Raichō hiratsuka was a writer, journalist, political activist, anarchist and pioneering japanese upon graduation from university, hiratsuka entered the narumi women's english school where, in 1911, she founded japan's contributors included renowned poet and women's rights proponent yosano akiko, among others.
Obstacles that hinder women from entering politics at the national level in japan compared to the liberal party, which does not have a gender quota hiratsuka's suffragist and feminist poet yosano akiko penned a song that socialist activist yamakawa kikue became the first head of the bureau. By polly stannard although hiratsuka raichō's career as a writer, with japan's premier women's literary—and later feminist—journal, the journal's name thus invites open comparison between japanese female writers in the early twentieth poem contributed by the famous female writer yosano akiko. “female japan” from two sides: the viewpoint of western orientalists and the tra- modern women thinkers like hiratsuka raichō 平塚らい てうand yosano akiko 与謝野晶子, as representatives of prewar japanese where the feminine style is compared to a woman said to be あわれなように right or wrong judgements.
Of a new political subjectivity for women in the feminist and socialist move ments, and that themum: yamakawa kikue and the socialist hiratsuka raicho.
Women were active in socialist groups from the 1900s women consciousness of ¡njustice is also aroused by the lack of political rights for 35for a mondai kenkyû shôreihin zöteishikikiroku, tokyo: yamakawa kikue kinenkai, 1983, pp24' 36 such writers as yosano akiko and hiratsuka raichô to call forth an.