By Yuki Sawa,Edith Marcombe Shiffert
The nation of eastern poetry within the 20th century, its prime quality and individuality is obviously proven during this e-book. The creation supplies a quick, lucid background of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on smooth poetry. The physique of the e-book is taken up with the interpretation of the paintings of fortynine commonly acclaimed poets: freeverse poets, tanka poets, and haiku poets. on the again are notes giving illuminating biographical and literary information regarding each one poet.
The excellence of the translations and the lucidity of the advent and notes make the publication a treasure for poetry fans all over the place. Poets include:
- Kotaro Takamura
- Yoshiaki Sasazawa
- Iku Takenaka
- Saburo Kuroda
- Shuntaro Tanikawa
- Mokichi Saito
- Kuniyo Takayasu
- Suju Takano
- Kiyoko Takayanagi
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Anthology of Modern Japanese Poetry by Yuki Sawa,Edith Marcombe Shiffert