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Westerners have long been fascinated by haiku, the traditional Japanese verse form composed of seventeen syllables. These miniature masterpieces can express a dramatic scene or philosophical idea in a single line of verse.

Synopsis:

One hundred poems which evoke the peace and serenity of the Japanese way of life.

About the Author

Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook met at Columbia University in New York, where he was doing graduate work in classical languages and she studying philosophy. Both share a longtime interest in the thought and rituals of ancient civilizations. Experts on the Japanese warrior arts and ethos, they were also the authors of Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804816823
Subtitle:
A Master's Selection
Author:
Miura, Yuzuru
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Seasons
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Japanese poetry
Subject:
Haiku
Subject:
General
Subject:
Seasons -- Poetry.
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature
Series Volume:
3328
Publication Date:
20301231
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 bandw illus and calligraphy; English
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 6 oz

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » Anthologies
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » Haiku and Tanka
Religion » Eastern Religions » Japanese Religion and Literature

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