100 Poems from the Japanese - download pdf or read online

By Kenneth Rexroth

It is striking that any Westerner—even so tremendous a poet as Kenneth Rexroth—could have captured in translation rather a lot of the delicate essence of vintage jap poetry: the intensity of managed ardour, the austere beauty of favor, the compressed richness of imagery.

The poems are drawn mainly from the conventional Manyoshu, Kokinshu and Hyakunin Isshu collections, yet there also are examplaes of haiku and different later kinds. The sound of the japanese texts i reproduced in Romaji script and the names of the poets within the calligraphy of Ukai Uchiyama. The translator's advent supplies us easy history at the historical past and nature of eastern poetry, that is supplemented by means of notes at the person poets and an intensive bibliography.

Show description

Read or Download 100 Poems from the Japanese PDF

Similar poetry anthologies books

New PDF release: Not Like Chocolate: A new collection of poems and songs

"C. G. “Carl” Schott has an analogous qualification of many writers and poets—the so much amazing being an energetic mind's eye, and as years go, a nostalgia that ornaments real occasions with colours of glamour and romance. Nostalgia and embellishment additionally invite delusion, longing, and humor and what greater venue for those is there than poetry?

Download e-book for iPad: Musings, Moments and Misadventures : A collection of poems by Gina C. Browning

Synopsis: “Musings, Moments and Misadventures, my moment publication, is a suite of news and observations written as poems approximately many occasions that experience happened in the course of my lifestyles. a few of the poems are very comical, others are extra dramatic, a few are touching and reflective, and a pair of them are unhappy.

Download e-book for kindle: Visions of Light: An Essential Poetry Collection by Steven Hyatt

"As little ones and children, we think that sooner or later we are going to turn into acquainted with existence, having all of our questions replied which will succeed in the of entirety of being. although, as we age, we quick examine that of completion in existence is neither effortless nor sure. Steven Hyatt's Visions of sunshine explores common observations that come to such a lot people on our human trip and the non secular, highbrow, and emotional responses evoked once we face the various comedies and tragedies of lifestyles.

Download e-book for kindle: Love Is Where The Heart Is: A journey of romance - in verse by Sarah Hobbs

Love is a fancy emotion, yet how can the center encapsulate and outline this emotion. during this publication Sarah appears so as to add her options and stories to the enormous array of collections in the market. take pleasure in it - with love. Love is natural. Love is binding. Love is endlessly lasting. learn those pagesand you shall seehow attractive love will be.

Extra info for 100 Poems from the Japanese

Sample text

Download PDF sample

100 Poems from the Japanese by Kenneth Rexroth

by Daniel

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 26 votes