Description:Fair. 140 pages. Softcover. Reading copy. Contains a gift...Fair. 140 pages. Softcover. Reading copy. Contains a gift inscription to previous owner. POETRY. The poems are drawn chiefly from the traditional Manyoshu, Kokinshu and Hyakunin Isshu collections but there are also examples of haiku and other later forms. The sound of the Japanese texts is reproduced in Romaji script and the names of the poets in the calligraphy of Ukai Uchiyama. The translator's introduction gives basic background on the history and nature of Japanese poetry, which is supplemented by notes on the individual poets and an extensive bibliography. Translated from the Japanese by Kenneth Rexroth. (Key Words: Kenneth Rexroth, Japanese Poetry, Haiku).
Publisher: A New Directions Book/ New Directions Publshers,
Description:Very Good. Academic, Scholarly, Research. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall....Very Good. Academic, Scholarly, Research. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 139 pp. Book pages are tightly bound but loosed from cover. Minimal external wear to cover and small tear at bottom of spine.
Description:Acceptable. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and...Acceptable. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Description:Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. No prev. owner name. Two poems...Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. No prev. owner name. Two poems (pp. 67 & 68) with prev. owner penned interpretation of the poems. Incl. Notes, and Biblio. (xx) 140 pp.
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