String of Beads: Complete Poems of Princess Shikishi

String of Beads: Complete Poems of Princess Shikishi

by Princess Shikishi
     
 

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A complete translation, with annotations, of all the poems attributed to the 12th-century Japanese poet Princess Shikishi. The introduction places the poet in her age and society and explains some of the prosody of the 5-7-5-7-7 syllable tanka form in which she wrote. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780824814830
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
12/01/1993
Series:
SHAPS Library of Translations Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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