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The Sound of Water: Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, and Other Poets (Shambhala Centaur Editions)

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<p > Here are more than two hundred of the best haiku of Japanese literature translated by one of Americas premier poet-translators. The haiku is one of the most popular and widely recognized poetic forms in the world. In just three lines a great haiku presents a crystalline moment of image, emotion, and awareness. This illustrated collection includes haiku by the great masters from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century.

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Collected here are over 200 of the best Haiku of Japanese literature, written from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century by the great masters, and translated by one of America's foremost translators. Two color interior and 12 two-color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570620195
Subtitle:
Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, and Other Poets
Publisher:
Shambhala
With:
Buson
Translator:
Hamill, Sam
Illustrator:
Aso, Kaji
Author:
Hamill, Sam
Author:
Basho, Matsuo
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Japanese poetry
Subject:
Haiku
Subject:
Japanese poetry -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Haiku -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Japanese poetry -- Edo period, 1600-1868.
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Shambhala centaur editions
Series Volume:
bk. 1
Publication Date:
20061114
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
5.00x4.25x.35 in. .26 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Collected here are over 200 of the best Haiku of Japanese literature, written from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century by the great masters, and translated by one of America's foremost translators. Two color interior and 12 two-color illustrations.
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