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- Copyright Group 2014; US$ 3.99
It is often said that two things are unavoidable; Death and Taxes. Certainly the latter is a common thorn in adult life but as to the former it seems that for many people it is merely a hiccup in Life?s eternal journey. A journey they wish, if being of good deed and character, to share at the eternity of Heaven?s largesse, a reward for Faith and the... more...
- Foras na Gaeilge 2014; US$ 5.50
Haiku? Cad é sin? Gheobhaidh tú freagra na ceiste sin, chomh maith le mórán ceisteanna eile faoin haiku, sa saothar spraíúil seo le Gabriel Rosenstock. Bainfidh idir óg agus aosta sult as an léargas a thugtar sa leabhar seo ar dhomhan iontach an haiku. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 15.95
With the creation of the Oriental poetry and sumi-e paintings within this volume, the artist and author have attempted to convey their interpretation of the variety, beauty, and novelty of nature and human endeavor. The artist and author would argue that the puissance of their work lies not only in what is explicitly conveyed, but what is implicit... more...
- New York Review Books 2014; US$ 14.00
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...
- 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...
- Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 16.95
The venerable tanka and her upstart cousin kyoka mingle with Kerouac?s American pop haiku in five-liner imagist poems and linked sequences. In Windfall Apples, Richard Stevenson mixes east and west with backyard barbecue and rueful reflection. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 19.18
The poems of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) are among the most haunting and tender in Indian and in world literature, expressing a profound and passionate human yearning. His ceaselessly inventive works deal with such subjects as the interplay between God and the world, the eternal and transient, and with the paradox of an endlessly changing universe... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1985; US$ 12.78
Basho, one of the greatest of Japanese poets and the master of haiku, was also a Buddhist monk and a life-long traveller. His poems combine 'karumi', or lightness of touch, with the Zen ideal of oneness with creation. Each poem evokes the natural world - the cherry blossom, the leaping frog, the summer moon or the winter snow - suggesting the smallness... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 17.58
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 widely 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... more...