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ISBN-10: 0811208206
ISBN-13: 9780811208208
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 02/17/1982
Dimensions: 7.95" L, 5.19" W, 0.53" H

Women Poets of Japan

Editor: Kenneth Rexroth

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Price: $16.95

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In this collection (originally published by The Seabury Press in 1977 as The Burning Heart, Kenneth Rexroth and Ikuko Atsumi have assembled representative works of seventy-seven poets. Staring with the Classical Period (645-1604 A.D.), characterized by the wanka and tanka styles, followed by haiku poets of the Tokugawa period (to 1867), the subsequent modern tanka and haiku poets, and including the contemporary school of free verse–Women Poets of Japan records twelve hundred years of poetic accomplishment. Included are biographical notes on the individual poets, an essay on Japanese women and literature, and a table of historical periods.

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ISBN-10: 0811208206
ISBN-13: 9780811208208
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 02/17/1982
Dimensions: 7.95" L, 5.19" W, 0.53" H
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