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Japanese and Chinese Poems to Sing: The Wakan Roei Shu (Translations from the Asian Classics)by J. Thomas Rimer
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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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