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In this collection (originally published by The Seabury Press in 1977 as , Kenneth Rexroth and Ikuko Atsumi have assembled representative works of seventy-seven poets. Staring with the Classical Period (645-1604 A.D.), characterized by the and styles,followed by haiku poets of the period (to 1867), the subsequent modern and poets,and including the contemporary school of free verse--Women Poets of Japan records twelve hundred years of poetic accomplishment. Included are biographical notes on the individual poets, an essay on Japanese women and literature, and a table of historical periods.

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From early as the seventh century up to the present day, no other has had so many important women poets as Japan.

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ISBN:
9780811208208
Translator:
Rexroth, Kenneth
Translator:
Atsumi, Ikuko
Translator:
Rexroth, Kenneth
Editor:
Rexroth, Kenneth
Author:
Rexroth, Kenneth
Author:
Atsumi, Ikuko
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Women and literature
Subject:
Japanese poetry
Subject:
Japanese poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Women and literature - Japan
Subject:
Japanese poetry -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Copyright:
Series Volume:
8630
Publication Date:
February 1982
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.6 in 0.45 lb

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