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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice in 61 Haiku (1,037 Syllables!)
ean: 9780997842821, isbn: 0997842822,
The Power of the Perfect Pick-Up Line: Jane Austen Makes Her MoveEmily Dickinson once famously remarked that if she felt as though the top of her head were taken off, she knew she was reading poetry. And who among us did not read “It is a truth uni...
The Zen Poems of Ryokan (Princeton Legacy Library)
ean: 9780691642550, isbn: 0691642559,
A poet-priest of the late Edo period, Ryokan (1758-1831) was the most important Japanese poet of his age. This volume contains not only the largest English translation yet made of his principal poems, but also an introduction that sets the poetry in ...
Teika: The Life and Works of a Medieval Japanese Poet
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ean: 9780824858506, isbn: 0824858506,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Fujiwara no Teika (1162–1241) was born into an illustrious lineage of poets just as Japan’s ancien régime was ceding authority to a new political order dominated by military power. Overcoming personal and political setbacks, Teika and his allies...
Sonia Sanchez's Poetic Spirit through Haiku
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ean: 9781498543323, isbn: 1498543324,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
This collection of ten critical essays is the first scholarly criticism of haiku by Sonia Sanchez, who has exemplified herself for six decades as a major figure in the Black Arts Movement, a central activist in civil rights and women’s movements, a...
Richard Wright and Haiku
ean: 9780826220011, isbn: 0826220010,
In the last years of his life, Richard Wright, the fierce and original American novelist known for Native Son and Black Boy, wrote over four thousand haiku. In Richard Wright and Haiku, Yoshinobu Hakutani considers Wright the poet and his late devoti...
Love's Voice: 72 Kabbalistic Haiku (Cornerstone Editions)
ean: 9781585428939, isbn: 1585428930,
These aphoristic gleanings of ancient and mystical philosophy- written in the form of haiku by award-winning novelist Richard Zimler- capture the heart of the tradition in ways that are personally awakening. Love's Voice is a doorway to Kabbalah for ...
Zen Poetry, The Penguin Book of
ean: 9780140585995, isbn: 0140585990,
Jointly translated by a Japanese scholar and an American poet, this collection spans 1500 years - from the early T'ang dynasty to the present day - and offers Zen poetry in all its diversity: Chinese poems of enlightenment and health, poems of the Ja...
LOVE POEMS FROM THE JAPANESE (Shambhala Pocket Classics)
ean: 9780877739821, isbn: 087773982X,
A heart-stirring collection of Japanese love poems, ranging in tone from deeply erotic to profoundly spiritual--the perfect Valentine's Day gift. The poems have been selected by the poet and translator Hamill from Rexroth's classic One Hundred Poems ...
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ean: 9780231116565, isbn: 023111656X,
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Utamakura, Allusion, and Intertextuality in Traditional Japanese Poetry
ean: 9780300068085, isbn: 0300068085,
A central feature of traditional Japanese poetry (waka) is the use of utamakuraa category of poetic words, many of which are place-names or the names of features associated with themto cultivate allusion and intertextuality between individual poe...
May Sky: There's Always Tomorrow
sku: 0926-WS1701-A03031-1557132534, ean: 9781557132536, isbn: 1557132534,
Traces the literary activities of Japanese Americans who became members of haiku clubs while in internment camps during World War II and offers a large selection--in Japanese and in English--of haiku poetry written in those camps. IP....
String of Beads: Complete Poems of Princess Shikishi (Shaps Library of Translations)
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Princess Shikishi, Emperor Goshirakawa's third daughter, who served as saiin, or shrine vestal, in her teens, left a body of poems luminous with tranquil beauty and sadness. In her own lifetime she was counted among the outstanding poets of the age. ...
Salad Anniversary (Pushkin Collection)
ean: 9781782271062, isbn: 1782271066,
Machi Tawara's first book of poems, The Anniversary of the Salad combines the classical 'tanka' form with the subject of a modern love affair. It became a sensation, selling over 2 million copies - and the 'salad phenomenon' in Japanese culture was c...
Haikai Poet Yosa Buson and the Bash Revival (Brill's Japanese Studies Library)
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ean: 9789004157095, isbn: 9004157093,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
This book uses the haikai verse and paintings of the brilliant, innovative artist Yosa Buson as a focal point from which to explore how early modern Japanese writers competed for artistic authority and social prestige....
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