By Yuki Sawa,Edith Marcombe Shiffert

ISBN-10: 0804806721

ISBN-13: 9780804806725

This number of smooth eastern poetry offers rigorously chosen works for Western readers.

The country of eastern poetry within the 20th century, its top of the range and individuality is obviously proven during this booklet. The creation supplies a quick, lucid heritage of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on smooth poetry. The physique of the booklet 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 each one poet.

The excellence of the translations and the lucidity of the creation and notes make the e-book a treasure for poetry enthusiasts far and wide. Poets include:

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

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