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100 selections from lesser known Japanese poetry classic[s]

100 selections from lesser known Japanese poetry classic[s]

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Published by Langstaff Publications in South Pasadena, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waka -- Translations into English.

  • Edition Notes

    Japanese texts accompany the translations.

    Statementtranslated by Howard S. Levy ; [ill. by Yoko Noma].
    SeriesEast Asian poetry in translations series ; v. 7 [i.e. 6], East Asian poetry in translations series ;, v. 6.
    ContributionsLevy, Howard S. 1923-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL782.E3 O54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationca. 200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4291852M
    LC Control Number78319414

    Waka is a type of poetry in classical Japanese literature. Waka are composed in Japanese, and are contrasted with poetry composed by Japanese poets in Classical Chinese, which are known as , waka has the general meaning of "poetry in Japanese", as opposed to the kanshi "poetry in Chinese"; however waka is sometimes also used in the more specific and restrictive sense of poetry . Japanese literature, literary works produced in the language of the islands of Japan. See also Asian drama. Earliest Writings Although Japanese and Chinese are different languages, the Japanese borrowed and adapted Chinese ideographs early in the 8th cent. in .

    The following book introduction by Kenneth Rexroth appears in the book One Hundred Poems from the Japanese. The following text has been transcribed from the paperback edition, published by New Directions. Pages IX-XX. (in classical Japanese poetry all final nasals are vocalized), there are no true diphthongs, and in the classical. BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. First aired in , the programme, a request show which broadcasts to two million listeners a week, has become a unique record of the country's.

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