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  • Anthology of Modern Japanese Poetryby Edith Marcombe Shiffert; Yuki Sawa

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95

    The state of Japanese poetry in the twentieth century, its high quality and individuality is clearly shown in this book. The introduction gives a brief,lucid history of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on modern poetry. The body of the book is taken up with the translation of the work of forty-nine widely acclaimed poets: free-verse poets, tanka... more...

  • Classic Haikuby Yuzuru Miura

    Tuttle Publishing 1992; US$ 14.95

    In this wonderful collection, haiku poet Yuzuru Miura has selected and translated poems by past masters such as Basho and Buson, as well as contemporary poets. Fireflies, pheasants, a summer shower, winter snow, camellias, and other beautiful subjects are included among the one hundred poems in this impressive anthology. A revered collection, Classic... more...

  • Colloquial Kazakhby Zaure Batayeva

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    Colloquial Kazakh provides a step-by-step course in Kazakh as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Kazakh in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is... more...

  • Far Beyond the Fieldby Makoto Ueda

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

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  • First Playsby A. A. Milne

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Though today he's best remembered as the creator of the Winnie the Pooh series of children's books, British writer A.A. Milne was actually a much more prolific playwright than he was a juvenile literature scribe, penning over 30 plays in his lifetime. This collection of Milne's early works for the stage will please Pooh fans curious to... more...

  • George Bernard Shaw - A Selection of One-Act Playsby George Bernard Shaw

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A choice selection of one-act plays from the Nobel Prize for Literature and Academy Award winning playwright George Bernard Shaw.Includes:• Augustus Does His Bit: A True-to-Life Farce• The Dark Lady of the Sonnets• How He Lied to Her Husband• The Inca of Perusalem: An Almost Historical Comedietta• Overruled• Press Cuttings more...

  • Haiku Before Haikuby Steven D. Carter

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 23.99

    While the rise of the charmingly simple, brilliantly evocative haiku is often associated with the seventeenth-century Japanese poet Matsuo Basho, the form had already flourished for three hundred years before Basho even began to write. These early poems, known as hokku , are identical to haiku in syllable count and structure but function differently... more...

  • A Hundred Verses from Old Japanby William N. Porter

    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...

  • Intro to Haikuby Harold Gould Henderson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    Harold G. Henderson was, from 1927 to 1929, the Assistant to the Curator of Far Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art. In 1930 he went to Japan, where he lived the following three years. On his return to this country he joined the faculty at Columbia University, where he taught Japanese and initiated a course in the history of Japanese art.... more...

  • Japanese-English Bilingual Visual Dictionaryby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    The newest edition to the Visual Bilingual Dictionary series, this title will help the international visitor-whether for business or recreational-adsorb essential vocabulary in Japanese. Contents PRELIMS (5PP) ABOUT THE DICTIONARY (2PP) PEOPLE (18PP) Body Face Muscles and skeleton Internal organs Reproduction Family Relationships & Emotions Life... more...