One Hundred Poems from the Japanese


One Hundred Poems from the Japanese
AuthorKenneth Rexroth
PublisherU. S. A.; New Directions Books; 1964
Description Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). The poems are drawn chiefly from the traditional Manyoshu, Kokinshu and Hyakunin Isshu collections, but there are also examples of haiku and other later forms. The sound of the Japanese texts is reproduced in Romaji script and the names of the poets in the calligraphy of Ukai Uchiyama. The translator's introduction gives us basic background on the history and nature of Japanese poetry, which is supplemented by notes on the individual poets and an extensive bibliography. This is the eighteenth printing. The books have light wear on the cover. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.
ISBN0811201813 9780811201810
Book Number166828
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