Unique collection spans over 400 years (1488-1902) of haiku by greatest masters: Basho, Issa, Shiki, and many more. Translated by top-flight scholars. Foreword and many informative notes to the poems.
The Classic Tradition of Haiku
A highly distilled form of Japanese poetry, haiku consist of 17 syllables, usually divided among three lines. This unique collection spans over 400 years (1488-1902) of haiku history by the greatest masters: Basho, Issa, Shiki and many more, in translations by top-flight scholars in the field. Editor Faubion Bowers provides a Foreword and many informative notes to the poems.
|Dimensions||20.9 × 13.3 × 0.7 cm|
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