The Secret Island and the Enticing Flame: Worlds of Memory, Discovery, and Loss in Japanese Poetry

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The three essays in this book draw on the translator's work on love poetry - classical waka and the tanka of Yosano Akiko (1878-1942)--but also introduce the prose poems and free verse of a contemporary surrealist poet, Mizuno Ruriko, whose themes are childhood and the loss of innocence.The Secret Island and the Enticing Flame shows the translator of poetry experimenting with three different ways to present the results of his craft. In the Dark of the Year is an essay in sequencing. Cranston arranges translations of fifty ...

The Secret Island and the Enticing Flame: Worlds of Memory, Discovery, and Loss in Japanese Poetry 2010, Cornell University - Cornell East Asia Series, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9781933947426

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The Secret Island and the Enticing Flame: Worlds of Memory, Discovery, and Loss in Japanese Poetry 2010, Cornell University - Cornell East Asia Series, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9781933947129

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