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By Yuki Sawa,Edith Marcombe Shiffert

ISBN-10: 0804806721

ISBN-13: 9780804806725

This number of smooth jap poetry provides conscientiously chosen works for Western readers.

The kingdom of jap poetry within the 20th century, its top of the range and individuality is obviously proven during this ebook. The advent provides a short, lucid heritage of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on sleek poetry. The physique of the ebook is taken up with the interpretation of the paintings of forty–nine generally acclaimed poets: free–verse poets, tanka poets, and haiku poets. on the again are notes giving illuminating biographical and literary information regarding every one poet.

The excellence of the translations and the lucidity of the advent and notes make the publication a treasure for poetry fans in all places. Poets include:

  • Kotaro Takamura
  • Yoshiaki Sasazawa
  • Iku Takenaka
  • Saburo Kuroda
  • Shuntaro Tanikawa
  • Mokichi Saito
  • Kuniyo Takayasu
  • Suju Takano
  • Kiyoko Takayanagi

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