Zen Poems

Zen Poems

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by Peter Harris
     
 

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The appreciation of Zen philosophy and art has become universal, and Zen poetry, with its simple expression of direct, intuitive insight and sudden enlightenment, appeals to lovers of poetry, spirituality, and beauty everywhere. This collection of translations of the classical Zen poets of China, Japan, and Korea includes the work of Zen practitioners and monks as

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The appreciation of Zen philosophy and art has become universal, and Zen poetry, with its simple expression of direct, intuitive insight and sudden enlightenment, appeals to lovers of poetry, spirituality, and beauty everywhere. This collection of translations of the classical Zen poets of China, Japan, and Korea includes the work of Zen practitioners and monks as well as scholars, artists, travelers, and recluses, ranging from Wang Wei, Hanshan, and Yang Wanli, to Shinkei, Basho, and Ryokan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375405525
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
721,560
Product dimensions:
4.37(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Harris is the founder of the Asian Studies Institute at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, and the editor of the Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets anthology Zen Poems.

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