Anthology of Modern Japanese Poetry by Yuki Sawa,Edith Marcombe Shiffert

By Yuki Sawa,Edith Marcombe Shiffert

This choice of smooth 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 creation supplies a quick, lucid heritage of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on glossy poetry. The physique of the booklet is taken up with the interpretation of the paintings of forty–nine extensively acclaimed poets: free–verse poets, tanka poets, and haiku poets. on the again are notes giving illuminating biographical and literary information regarding every one poet.

The excellence of the translations and the lucidity of the creation and notes make the ebook a treasure for poetry fanatics all over the place. Poets include:

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

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