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Zen Poetry: Let the Spring Breeze Enter
     

Zen Poetry: Let the Spring Breeze Enter

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by Lucien Stryk, Takashi Ikemoto
 

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This anthology, jointly translated by a Japanese scholar and an American poet, is the largest and most comprehensive collection of its kind to appear in English. Their collaboration has rendered translations both precise and sublime, and their selection, which span 1,500 years, from the early T’ang dynasty to the present day, includes many poems that have never

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This anthology, jointly translated by a Japanese scholar and an American poet, is the largest and most comprehensive collection of its kind to appear in English. Their collaboration has rendered translations both precise and sublime, and their selection, which span 1,500 years, from the early T’ang dynasty to the present day, includes many poems that have never before been translated into English. Stryk and Ikemoto offer us Zen poetry in all its diversity: Chinese poems of enlightenment and death, poems of the Japanese masters, many haiku — the quintessential Zen art — and an impressive selection of poems by Shinkichi Takahashi, Japan’s greatest contemporary Zen poet. With Zen Poetry, Lucien Stryk and Takashi Ikemoto have graced us with a compellingly beautiful collection, which in their translations is pure literary pleasure, illuminating the world vision to which these poems give permanent expression.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802198242
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
124
Sales rank:
780,997
File size:
2 MB

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Zen Poetry: Let the Spring Breeze Enter 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walked in
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*she back flipped in holding a boomerang, her blue and green eye scannig her surroundings* "Hello. I'm Luna. I'm new here."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks in.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks in and then puts himself in his pikeball
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*Walks in, tired, with the outsider's blue blood splattered on his labcoat.* "Everyone seems in a fantastic mood," He says, sarcastically. "Anyone have a napkin?"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Something rustled in the bushes near the creatures.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*walks out of his Barracks, still looking half asleep* "Morning everybody!"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The Marksman silently walked in. He wore a hood and protective suit (just like from destiny.)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was okay. It wasn't worth the money though. I wish I could sell it. I really didn't like it. It was a bit confusing at times. Also, the book was very short and not entertaing, fascinating, or what I expected. I WOULD NOT RECOMED THIS.