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  • The Four Seasons of T'ang Poetryby John C.H. Wu

    Tuttle Publishing 1972; US$ 12.95

    This substantial collection of Tang Dynasty poetry includes extensive commentary and notesóoffering insight into this rich literary heritage. "Stretching out my hand I feel the pulse of the stars," wrote Li Po, one of the most famous of the T'ang dynasty poets. This superlative study of the Golden Age of Chinese poetry, based on nearly 50,000 poems... more...

  • A Gold Orchidby Lenore Mayhew; William McNaughton

    Tuttle Publishing 1972; US$ 3.95

    A Gold Orchid is a rare collection of classical Chinese erotic and love poetry translated for the first time. Chinese erotic poetry was at one time thought to be nonexistent, simply because it was considered unfit to translate from the imperial anthologies, This translation of poems of Tzu Yeh, a 4th-century wine shop girl, exposes a world the... more...

  • Haiku of Hawaiiby Annette Schaefer Morrow

    Tuttle Publishing 1970; US$ 0.99

    This classic collection of Japanese haiku focuses on the beautiful Hawaiian Islands. Poetry is the voice of man's humanity. It that special art form, that private vocabulary, in which the writer speaks to the reader of things they both have known and dreamed together. The seventeen syllables haiku, the most imagistic of all literary art forms of... more...

  • The Hundred Thousand Songsby Antoinnette K. Gordon

    Tuttle Publishing 1961; US$ 3.95

    This collection of Tibetan poetry and lyrics is accompanied by extensive commentary and offers a great insight into a rich literary culture. Tibet, remote and inaccessible, is less known to the western world for its literary than its artistic contributions to world culture. Nevertheless, it has produced a literature of enduring beauty and significance,... more...

  • I Chingby David Hinton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 20.99

    A master translator's beautiful and accessible rendering of the seminal Chinese text In a radically new translation and interpretation of the I Ching , David Hinton strips this ancient Chinese masterwork of the usual apparatus and discovers a deeply poetic and philosophical text. Teasing out an elegant vision of the cosmos as ever-changing yet... more...

  • In the Bazaar of Loveby Paul E Losensky

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 16.98

    Amir Khusrau, one of the greatest poets of medieval India, helped forge a distinctive synthesis of Muslim and Hindu cultures. Written in Persian and Hindavi, his poems and ghazals were appreciated across a cosmopolitan Persianate world that stretched from Turkey to Bengal. Having thrived for centuries, Khusrau?s poetry continues to be read and recited... more...

  • Life: A Collection of Poemsby Dr Paramita Mukherjee Mullick

    Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd 2013; US$ 4.00

    Life: A collection of poemsÓ is a collection of sixty poems. The poems were written over a span of five years. Yes, like the very title suggests the poems encircle and surround the life of the author and have depicted reflections of different situations faced by her. The poems have been sorted in five different sections like relations, reflections,... more...

  • Lips too Chilledby Matsuo Basho

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 3.18

    ' Nothing more lonely -' A selection of Basho's most magical haiku Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden... more...

  • The Lover of Godby Rabindranath Tagore; Chase Twichell

    Copper Canyon Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Finally in English, Tagore's earliest poems--an erotic sequence between Lord Krisha and his young lover. more...

  • Miyazawa Kenjiby Kenji Miyazawa; Hiroaki Sato

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    The poet Miyazawa Kenji (1896-1933) was an early twentieth-century Japanese modernist who today is known worldwide for his poetry and stories as well as his devotion to Buddhism. Miyazawa Kenji: Selections collects a wide range of his poetry and provides an excellent introduction to his life and work. Miyazawa was a teacher of agriculture by profession... more...