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- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
Edith Shiffert , called by Poetry Nippon 'one of Kyoto's living national-and international-treasures,' here writes brief poems in the form of traditional Japanese haiku for each month of the year. Taken as a whole, the poems describe an American woman's twenty five-year sojourn in Kyoto. Although living amid continuous change, the poet has chosen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2000; Not Available
A compelling tale of mystery, passion and spiritual exploration seventy-year-old Shastri; A reciter of Harikatha, encounters an Ayyappa pilgrim on a train. Around the pilgrim's neck is a Sri chakra amulet which looks like one that belonged to Saroja, Shastri's first wife. But Shastri thought he had killed Saroja years before, believing she was pregnant... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2009; US$ 26.00
Louise Ho is a Chinese poet from Hong Kong who finds her feet in English. Since her first publications more than thirty years ago, her poetry collected here has been a reflection of the fortunes of the city and its people, their hopes and anxieties, their achievements, crises, dispersals and renewals. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
A Hundred Verses from Old Japan , being a translation of the Hyaku-nin-isshiu , was originally collected in the thirteenth century. One of the most popular anthologies of Japanese classical poetry, this collection comprises love poems and "picture poems" describing scenes from nature in tanka form, thumbnail sketches compressed into thirty-one syllables.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 27.99
Dating from the early decades of the third century C.E., the Ainkurunuru is believed to be the earliest anthology of classical Tamil love poetry and known to be a work of enduring importance. Commissioned by a Cera-dynasty king and composed by five masterful poets, the anthology renders the five landscapes of reciprocal love distinctive to the genre:... more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 14.51
Born in India, her mother tongue Gujurati, educated in America and now living in Germany, Sujata Bhatt in her writing bridges continents, languages and identities. In Pure Lizard she further explores the dislocations and transformations first encountered in her acclaimed first collection Brunizem (1988). A being with 'pure lizard' skin appears as... more...
- Auckland University Press 2005; US$ 15.99
Love and the rearticulation of New Zealand mythology from a Polynesian perspective are the central themes of this new collection of Hawaii-based Maori poetry. The poems open up two cultural traditions?a Polynesian oral tradition and a written European tradition?with subjects that range from ancient myths to the complexity and moral ambiguity of the... more...