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

By Yuki Sawa,Edith Marcombe Shiffert

This choice of sleek eastern poetry provides rigorously chosen works for Western readers.

The nation of eastern poetry within the 20th century, its top of the range and individuality is obviously proven during this publication. The creation offers a quick, lucid historical past of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on glossy poetry. The physique of the ebook is taken up with the interpretation of the paintings of forty–nine broadly 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 publication a treasure for poetry fans in every single 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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