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  • Land of the Reed Plainsby Sanko Inoue; Kenneth Yasuda

    Tuttle Publishing 1960; US$ 2.99

    This collection of Japanese poetry and paintings is a wonderful addition to the collection of any enthusiast of Japanese poetry or culture. Land of the Reed Plains presents a rare and beautiful combination of Japanese lyric genius and artistic mastery. The poetry comes from the Manyoshu , Japan's earliest and greatest anthology and masterpiece... more...

  • The Haiku Formby Joan Giroux

    Tuttle Publishing 1974; US$ 2.99

    This classic book is a collection and analysis of Japanese haiku in the English language. The Haiku is a brief poetic form expressing a moment of insight. No foreign form since the sonnet has so fascinated and challenged the poets of the English-speaking world. Yet no scholar or critic, until now, has undertaken a definitive study of the problems... more...

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapyby Tao Lin

    Melville House 2014; US$ 15.00

    In Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy a 23?year?old person attempts to explain to himself the possible origins, ends, and cures of anger, worry, despair, obsession, and confusion, while concurrently experiencing those things in various contexts including a romantic relationship, a book of poetry, and the arbitrary nature of the universe. more...

  • Cat Townby Sakutaro Hagiwara; Hiroaki Sato; Hiroaki Sato

    New York Review Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Modernist poet Sakutar? Hagiwara?s first published book, Howling at the Moon , shattered conventional verse forms and transformed the poetic landscape of Japan. Two of its poems were removed on order of the Ministry of the Interior for ?disturbing social customs.? Along with the entirety of Howling , this volume includes all of Blue Cat , Hagiwara's... more...

  • Like Haikuby Don Raye

    Tuttle Publishing 1971; US$ 2.99

    This collection of Japanese haiku by American singer and composer, Don Raye is a delightful contribution to the world of haiku written in the English language. Like Haiku sings as haiku should?of life and joy, and sorrow and the seasons. Nor is this surprising for Mr. Raye is a successful song writer. For him no subject is too trivial, and none... more...

  • 1000 Poems from the Manyoshuby Anonymous

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    Dating from the 8th century and earlier, the Manyoshu is the oldest Japanese poetry anthology; it is also widely considered to be the best. The 1,000 poems (out of a total of more than 4,500) in this famous selection were chosen by a distinguished scholarly committee based on their poetic excellence, their role in revealing the Japanese national... more...

  • The Classic Tradition of Haikuby Faubion Bowers

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    A highly distilled form of Japanese poetry, haiku consists of seventeen syllables, usually divided among three lines. Though brief, they tell a story or paint a vivid picture, leaving it to the reader to draw out the meanings and complete them in the mind's eye. Haiku often contains a hidden dualism (near and far, then and now, etc.) and has a... more...

  • A Little Primer of Tu Fuby David Hawkes

    New York Review Books 2016; US$ 16.95

    The deepest and most varied of the Tang Dynasty poets, Tu Fu (Du Fu) is, in the words of David Hinton, the ?first complete poetic sensibility in Chinese literature.? Tu Fu merged the public and the private, often in the same poem, as his subjects ranged from the horrors of war to the delights of friendship, from closely observed landscapes to remembered... more...

  • Japanese Love Poemsby Evan Bates

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95

    Known as the "Collection of Myriad Leaves," or the "Collection for a Myriad Ages," the Manyoshu is Japan's most significant early anthology of poetry. The poems date from the eighth century and earlier, and their simplicity and sincerity offer glimpses of a literary culture beginning to define itself. The Manyoshu is virtually silent on the topics... more...

  • Fruit Gatheringby Rabindranath Tagore

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.49

    Rabrindinath Tagore  (7th May, 1861 ? 7th August, 1941) should need little introduction since this Renaissance Man excelled not only in poetry but novels, short stories, songs, dancedramas, and essays that spoke to generations around the world of universal themes both political and personal. He reshaped Bengali literature and was the first non European... more...