The Classic Tradition of Haiku


de Vários
Edição: 1996
Editora: Dover Publications
Páginas: 80
Idioma: Inglês

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A highly distilled form of Japanese poetry, haiku consist of 17 syllables, usually divided among three lines. This unique collection spans over 400 years (1488–1902) of haiku history by the greatest masters: Basho, Issa, Shiki and many more, in translations by top-flight scholars in the field. Editor Faubion Bowers provides a Foreword and many informative notes to the poems.