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This first-time English translation of the Wakan roei shu includes insightful annotations after each passage and several explanatory essays.

Book News Annotation:

An English translation of a bilingual document of poetry and musical accompaniment compiled in the 11th century, with two introductory essays, commentaries on each passage, and three expositions discussing the collection's influence on Japanese literary history, music, and calligraphy. The collection contains Chinese poems by Chinese poets, Chinese poems by Japanese courtiers, and Japanese poems. Includes a few b&w photos of original illustrated pages, lists of works by Chinese writers and Japanese poets, and a glossary.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780231107020
Translator:
Chaves, Jonathan
Translator:
Thomas, Rimer J.
Translator:
Thomas, Rimer J.
Editor:
Rimer, J. Thomas
Author:
Rimer, J. Thomas
Author:
Chaves, Jonathan
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Chinese poetry
Subject:
Japanese poetry
Subject:
Chinese poetry -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Waka -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Translations from the Asian Classics (Hardcover)
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.28x6.23x1.03 in. 1.44 lbs.

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