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HAIKU: SPRING V. 2

By: Blyth, Reginald Horace

Price: ¥6,500.00

Publisher: Nippon Shuppan Hanbai Deutsc: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000048929

ISBN: 4590005735

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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THE ESSENTIAL HAIKU: VERSIONS OF BASHO, BUSON, & ISSA

By: Hass, Translator) Robert (Editor

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: The Ecco Press: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000048443

ISBN: 0880013516

Condition: Very Good


American readers have been fascinated, since their exposure to Japanese cul ture late in the nineteenth century, with the brief Japanese poem called th e hokku or haiku. The seventeen-syllable form is rooted in a Japanese tradi tion of close observation of nature, of making poetry from subtle suggestio n. Infused by its great practitioners with the spirit of Zen Buddhism, the haiku has served as an example of the power of direct observation to the fi rst generation of American modernist poets like Ezra Pound and William Carl os Williams and also as an example of spontaneity and Zen alertness t... View more info

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ONE HUNDRED POETS, ONE POEM EACH

By: Macmillan, Translator) Peter (Editor

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000046768

ISBN: 0141395931

Condition: Very Good


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 si... View more info

THE KANTOCLES: SONGS FROM THE ATOMIC AISLES

By: Mosdell, Chris

Price: ¥3,300.00

Publisher: Edokko Editions: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000028972

ISBN: 0615613853

Condition: As New


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THE ISE STORIES: ISE MONOGATARI

By: Mostow, Joshua S. (Translator)

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000048521

ISBN: 0824834518

Condition: Very Good


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. Ise monogatari is one of classical Japan's most important texts. It influen ced other literary court romances like The Tale of Genji and inspired artis ts, playwrights, and poets throughout Japanese history and to the present d ay. In a series of 125 loosely connected episodes, the Ise tells the story of a famous lover, Captain Ariwara no Narihira (825-880), and his romantic enco unters with women throughout Japan. Each episode centers on an exchange... View more info

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BEARDED CONES & PLEASURE BLADES: THE COLLECTED POEMS OF TORII SHOZO

By: Shozo, Torii

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Highmoonoon: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000047569

ISBN: 1933606312

Condition: Very Good


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. Bearded Cones & Pleasure Blades contains all of the poetry of Torii Shozo ( 1932-99) in English translation for the first time. Taylor Mignon took a de cade to produce his painstaking translation. Shiraishi Kazuko introduces th e work, and Taylor adds an essay. It is illustrated by Torii's fellow VOU C lub poets/artists KitasonoKatue and Yamamoto Kansuke. Torii Shozo situated himself poetically in a unique position straddling two worlds. His erudite ... View more info