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Publisher Comments:

Some 120 haiku by such masters as Basho, Issa, and Buson--all written on themes of the beauty of nature--are combined with the woodblock prints and paintings of the great artists of classical Japan. The poems appear both in skillful English translation, as well as in the original Japanese.

Synopsis:

Juxtaposing haiku and prints on the theme of flowers and trees through the four seasons, this book recreates a mediative walk through a garden over the course of a year. Haiku by poets such as Basho and Buson are included, as well as reproductions of prints by Kitagawa Utamaro, and Hanabusa Itcho.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780834803572
Subtitle:
Four Seasons in Poems and Pritns
Publisher:
Weatherhill
Author:
Addiss, Stephen
Author:
Yamamoto, Fumiko
Author:
Adiss, Stephen
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Seasons
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Nature (aesthetics)
Subject:
Haiku
Subject:
Seasons in art
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
1857
Publication Date:
July 1996
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.31x6.81x.63 in. 1.00 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » Anthologies
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » Haiku and Tanka
Religion » Eastern Religions » Japanese Religion and Literature

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Product details 112 pages Weatherhill, Incorporated - English 9780834803572 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Juxtaposing haiku and prints on the theme of flowers and trees through the four seasons, this book recreates a mediative walk through a garden over the course of a year. Haiku by poets such as Basho and Buson are included, as well as reproductions of prints by Kitagawa Utamaro, and Hanabusa Itcho.
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