ONE HUNDRED POETS, ONE POEM EACH

ONE HUNDRED POETS, ONE POEM EACH

By: Macmillan, Translator) Peter (Editor

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A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A prize-winning translation of the most widely known and popular collection of Japanese poetry Hyakunin Isshu is the most famous and popular collection of Japanese poetry , and the first work of Japanese literature ever to be translated into Engl ish. Compiled in the fourteenth century, the book is a collection of one hu ndred waka poems (a precursor of haiku), dating back to the seventh century . It's had a huge influence on Japanese culture ever since it was first pub lished and is considered one of the three most important works of Japanese classical literature along with The Tale of Genji and Tales of Ise. "For more than seven centuries, these poems have resonated with countless r eaders ... [Peter MacMillan's] excellent new translation of these poems makes clear why they have mattered so much for so long ... [revealing] the vivid emotions that have kept the h eart of the collection beating all this time." --TIME For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Title: ONE HUNDRED POETS, ONE POEM EACH

Author Name: Macmillan, Translator) Peter (Editor

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2018

ISBN Number: 0141395931

ISBN Number 13: 9780141395937

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000046768