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Spring of My Life and Selected Haiku (97 Edition)

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Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), along with Basho and Buson, is considered one of the three greatest haiku poets of Japan, known for his attention to poignant detail and his playful sense of humor. Issa's most-loved work, The Spring of My Life, is an autobiographical sketch of linked prose and haiku in the tradition of Basho's famous Narrow Road to the Interior.

In addition to The Spring of My Life, the translator has included more than 160 of Issa's best haiku and an introduction providing essential information on Issa's life and valuable comments on translating (and reading) haiku.

Synopsis:

In linked prose and haiku poetry, an autobiographical work by a great Japanese haiku poet shuttles between everyday events and the meaning of a life, and includes Japanese versions of some of the author's other poems.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570621444
Translator:
Hamill, Sam
Author:
Aso, Kaji
Author:
Issa, Kobayashi
Author:
Hamill, Sam
Publisher:
Shambhala
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Haiku
Subject:
Kobayashi, Issa
Subject:
Kobayashi, Issa - Translations into English
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
212
Dimensions:
8.89x5.21x.53 in. .59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In linked prose and haiku poetry, an autobiographical work by a great Japanese haiku poet shuttles between everyday events and the meaning of a life, and includes Japanese versions of some of the author's other poems.
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