Intro to Haiku: An Anthology of Poems and Poets from Basho to Shiki

Intro to Haiku: An Anthology of Poems and Poets from Basho to Shiki

by Harold Gould Henderson

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Overview

Harold G. Henderson was, from 1927 to 1929, the Assistant to the Curator of Far Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art. In 1930 he went to Japan, where he lived the following three years. On his return to this country he joined the faculty at Columbia University, where he taught Japanese and initiated a course in the history of Japanese art. He retired in 1955. His published works include The Bamboo Broom, Surviving Works of Sharaku (with Louis V. Ledoux), and A Handbook of Japanese Grammar. He has also translated H. Minamoto's Illustrated History of Japanese Art, etc. Mr. Henderson lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307792235
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/25/2012
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,103,631
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
ICharacteristics of Haiku1
IIEarly Haiku9
IIIBasho15
IVBasho's Pupils49
VOther Early XVIII Century Poets68
VIBuson86
VIIBuson's Contemporaries107
VIIIIssa121
IXShiki149
Appendix175

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