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The Sound of Water: Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, and Other Poets
     

The Sound of Water: Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, and Other Poets

by Sam Hamill, Kaji Aso (Illustrator)
 

     Here are over two hundred of the best haiku of Japanese literature translated by one of America's premier poet-translators. The haiku is one of the most popular and widely recognized poetic forms in the world. In just three lines a great haiku presents a crystalline moment of image, emotion, and awareness. This illustrated collection

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     Here are over two hundred of the best haiku of Japanese literature translated by one of America's premier poet-translators. The haiku is one of the most popular and widely recognized poetic forms in the world. In just three lines a great haiku presents a crystalline moment of image, emotion, and awareness. This illustrated collection includes haiku by the great masters from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570625480
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1900
Series:
Shambhala Centaur Editions
Edition description:
MINIATURE
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 4.98(h) x 0.42(d)

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