New PDF release: Anthology of Modern Japanese Poetry

By Yuki Sawa,Edith Marcombe Shiffert

This choice of glossy eastern poetry offers conscientiously chosen works for Western readers.

The country of jap poetry within the 20th century, its top of the range and individuality is obviously proven during this booklet. The advent supplies a quick, lucid background 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 greatly 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 advent and notes make the booklet a treasure for poetry fanatics all over. Poets include:

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

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