Noguchi, Yone (Yonejiro Noguchi) yō´nā nōgo͞o´chē, yō˝nājīrō´ [key], Japanese poet and critic of Japanese art and poetry. Noguchi traveled and lectured in the United States and England, and later taught English literature at Keio Univ. in Tokyo. Writing in English as well as Japanese, he helped to stimulated Western interest in many Japanese artists. His Selected Poems, written in English, appeared in 1921. Noguchi's other works include Japan and America (1921) and Harunobu (1940).
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