My Floating Mother, City

My Floating Mother, City

by Kazuko Shiraishi




Exciting new work from one of Japan's most acclaimed living poets.

This exciting new collection, My Floating Mother, City, contains poems from Kazuko Shiraishi's most recent books published in Japan, including The Running of the Full Moon (2004) and My Floating Mother, City (2003), which received the Bansui Poetry Award and a Cultural Award from the Emperor of Japan. Also included here are three amazing long sequences including "Sendai Metro, Greece Street," translated into English for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811217965
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 01/28/2009
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Kazuko Shiraishi has received the Purple Ribbon Medal from the Emperor of Japan, the prestigious Yomiuri Literary Prize (twice), for her thirty books of poetry.

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