EBOOK / PDF [The Penguin Book of Japanese Verse]

  • Paperback
  • 352
  • The Penguin Book of Japanese Verse
  • Anthony Thwaite
  • English
  • 14 August 2019
  • 9780141190945

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Free download ´ The Penguin Book of Japanese Verse Primitive period through the Nara Heian Kamakura Muromachi and Edo periods ending with modern poetry from 1868 onwards including the rising poets Tamura Ryuichi and Tanikawa Shuntaro. Short simple solemn poetry seemingly unbroken in pursuit of its own aim and style for over a thousand years Well that s my impression since the front and back matter is not as enlightening as it should be there is all of one sentence explaining the method and intent of these translations

Download The Penguin Book of Japanese VerseThe Penguin Book of Japanese Verse

Free download ´ The Penguin Book of Japanese Verse Poetry remains a living part of the culture of Japan today The clichés of everyday speech are often to be traced to famous ancient poems and the traditional forms of poetry are wide. An excellent book to pick up if you haven t any experience with japanese poetry I ve read uite a few of the poets and poems that are featured but it was still nice to read them again The New Style Poetry section was specially enjoyableSome I likedPRINCE TSU Poem exchanged with Lady IshikawaIn the dew dripping On the broad flanked hill Waiting for you I stood dampened By the dew on the hillLADY ISHIKAWA Poem exchanged with Prince tsu Waiting for me You were dampened O that I could Be the dew dripping On that broad flanked hill My tangled hair I shall not cut Your hand my dearest Touched it as a pillow Like the few ears salvaged After deer and boar have plundered Rice fields newly opened up My love is all shrivelled The autumn moonWe saw last year Shines again but she Who was with me then The years separate for ever Heaven and earth Only when their names Become extinct Would you and I Mee

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Free download ´ The Penguin Book of Japanese Verse Ly known and loved The congenial attitude comes from a poetical history of about a millennium and a half This classic collection of verse therefore contains poetry from the earliest. Not bad but there are better collectionstranslations out there Carter s anthology for Stanford Press is far superiorAlso I d like to have a long conversation with the editor at Penguin who chose to devote a total of three pages to Matsuo Basho one page to Yosa no Buson and 90 pages to twentieth century Japanese poets all of whom are terrible they even manage to leave out Santoka Taneda who is literally the only good haiku poet after 1910 or so For reference this would be like publishing a one volume collection of English language poetry in Japanese translation and devoting three pages to Milton one page to Shakespeare and 90 pages to William Carlos Williams Robert Frost and John Berryman White Rose and the Black poetical history of about a millennium and a half This classic collection of verse therefore contains BIRDMEN 1 poetry from the earliest. Not bad but there are better collectionstranslations out there Carter s anthology for Stanford Press is far superiorAlso I d like to have a long conversation with the editor at Penguin who chose to devote a total of three Maggie Life at the Elms Maggie's World Book 1 pages to Matsuo Basho one Love by Design page to Yosa no Buson and 90 Secret Classrooms A Memoir of the Cold War pages to twentieth century Japanese Beautiful Torment Beautiful #1 poets all of whom are terrible they even manage to leave out Santoka Taneda who is literally the only good haiku Endless Chain poet after 1910 or so For reference this would be like Pretty Tough publishing a one volume collection of English language The Mist poetry in Japanese translation and devoting three Venus 13 pages to Milton one Boss Man page to Shakespeare and 90 Growing Rails Applications in Practice pages to William Carlos Williams Robert Frost and John Berryman