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The Works: Every Poem You Will Ever Need At School (Paperback)

Paul Cookson

Published by Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom (2014)

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Item Description: Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. THE WORKS contains every kind of poem you will ever need for the Literacy Hour but it is also a book packed with brilliant poems that will delight any reader. It s got chants, action verses, riddles, tongue twisters, shape poems, puns, acrostics, haikus, cinquains, kennings, couplets, thin poems, lists, conversations, monologues, epitaphs, songs, limericks, tankas, nonsense poems, raps, narrative verse and performance poetry that s just for starters. It features poems from the very best classic and modern poets, for example: William Blake, Michael Rosen, Robert Louis Stevenson, Allan Ahlberg, W.H. Auden, Brian Patten, Roger McGough, Roald Dahl, Charles Causley, Eleanor Farjeon, Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes, T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare to name but a few. A book packed with gems for dipping in to time and time again. Bookseller Inventory # AA79781447273493

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The Works: Every Poem You Will Ever Need At School (Paperback)

Paul Cookson

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Item Description: Pan MacMillan, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. THE WORKS contains every kind of poem you will ever need for the Literacy Hour but it is also a book packed with brilliant poems that will delight any reader. It s got chants, action verses, riddles, tongue twisters, shape poems, puns, acrostics, haikus, cinquains, kennings, couplets, thin poems, lists, conversations, monologues, epitaphs, songs, limericks, tankas, nonsense poems, raps, narrative verse and performance poetry that s just for starters. It features poems from the very best classic and modern poets, for example: William Blake, Michael Rosen, Robert Louis Stevenson, Allan Ahlberg, W.H. Auden, Brian Patten, Roger McGough, Roald Dahl, Charles Causley, Eleanor Farjeon, Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes, T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare to name but a few. A book packed with gems for dipping in to time and time again. Bookseller Inventory # AA79781447273493

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ACROSS THE WINDHARP

Elizabeth Searle Lamb

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Item Description: La Alameda Press. PAPER. Book Condition: NEW. Poetry. Haiku. This book is one of the finest examples showing the variety of ways in which American haiku has explored its poetic potential during the last thirty years. One and three-line haiku, rensaku (sequential composition), renku, haibun, senryu, even tanka -- all are there, each form perfectly matching the subject that inspired the poet. Paga after page the reader discovers how on various occasions in her eventful life the author caught the essence of a moment and transformed it into a poem with a minimum use of words. -- Makoto Ueda. 115pp. Bookseller Inventory # _1888809183

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MODERN JAPANESE POETRY

Kirkup, James, translator. A. R. Davis, editor

Published by University Of Queensland Press c. 1978, Queensland, Australia (1978)

ISBN 10: 0702211486 ISBN 13: 9780702211485

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Item Description: University Of Queensland Press c. 1978, Queensland, Australia, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. Very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Very minor edge soil. Contents are clean, unworn. Very minor wear and soil on the complete DJ. The table of contents lists "Index of poets, " but there is none. ; 8-1/2" Tall, lxii + 323pp. Black boards, orange spine lettering. SIGNED BY JAMES KIRKUP, in blue ink, on title page. POETRY. "Modern Japanese poetry began in 1882 with the translation of Western poems into Japanese. The form of poetry that developed as a result of the influence of theWest was called shi. However, shi is not simply Western Style poetry; nor can it be accurately described simply as free verse, though it varies greatly in form compared with the regularity of the traditional tanka and haiku. Shi is in effect all modern Japanese poetry aprart from tanka and haiku and kanshi (Chinese poems) ; it is mainly written in free form and often in colloquial language, and many of the poems reflect the cultural movements of the West. This anthology contains mostly shi poems, with a few examples of tanka and haiku in new forms. " Biographical Notes by A. R. Davis. Bibliography. Bookseller Inventory # 36646

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Micropoetry

Jesse Russel, Ronald Cohn

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ISBN 10: 5510960116 ISBN 13: 9785510960112

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Item Description: Book on Demand, Miami, 2013. Perfect binding. Book Condition: NEW. Dust Jacket Condition: NEW. 5.8" x 8.3". In English language. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Micropoetry is a genre of poetic verse including twaiku (also known as twihaiku or twitter poetry) and captcha poetry, which is characterized by its extreme brevity. The novelist W. G. Sebald may have been the first to use the term "micropoem," in reference to the poems of about 20 words in length that made up his 2004 work, Unrecounted. The more recent popularity of "micropoetry" to describe poems of 140 characters in length or shorter appears to stem from a separate coinage, as a portmanteau of "microblogging" and "poetry" in a notice on Identica on January 23, 2009, announcing the formation of a group for fans of poetry on that microblogging service. A subsequent notice linked to an example of micropoetry by another user, which was clearly lyrical but didn't appear to fit any preexistent form such as haiku or tanka. Dannoe izdanie predstavlyaet soboj kompilyatsiyu svedenij, nahodyaschihsya v svobodnom dostupe v srede Internet v tselom, i v informatsionnom setevom resurse "Vikipediya" v chastnosti. Sobrannaya po chastotnym zaprosam ukazannoj tematiki, dannaya kompilyatsiya postroena po printsipu podbora blizkih informatsionnyh ssylok, ne imeet samostoyatelnogo syuzheta, ne soderzhit nikakih analiticheskih materialov, vyvodov, otsenok moralnogo, eticheskogo, politicheskogo, religioznogo i mirovozzrencheskogo haraktera v otnoshenii glavnoj tematiki, predstavlyaya soboj isklyuchitelno faktologicheskij material. This item is printed on demand. This is a printed copy of digital content available at Wikipedia. SOFT COVER. Bookseller Inventory # 1801634

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Gates of Guilford: selected poems & photographs / Edited by Eugene Healy.

Butler, Lanzi W. (1988- ) Butler, Lanzi W.

Published by MBT,, Guilford, Connecticut (2005)

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Item Description: MBT,, Guilford, Connecticut, 2005. Original Wraps. Book Condition: As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 60 p. 50 ill. from photographs (3 color) of fences, gates and gateposts, mostly from the Colonial and Federalist period (with some later examples) in the town of Guilford, Connecticut, a distinctive Connecticut village with one of the largest numbers of seventeenth and eighteenth century houses in New England, including the oldest surviving stone house. The photographs, reminiscent of the work of Wright Morris, are handsomely composed and printed. Accompanying the photographs is a selection of experimental poems by the photographer in a variety of styles (haiku, tanka, quatrain, acrostic, cinquain, diamante, epitaph, naani, shaped poem, Lanturne, Tyburn, etc.) with a discussion of the basic characteristics of each type and an introductory statement on photography, poetry and the architectural character of Guilford. The poems and photographs interact, with each poem representing a literary equivalent of its visual photographic twin. Includes biographical note on the photographer-poet. A stunning first book and a remarkable achievement for an author just turned seventeen at the time of publication. Bookseller Inventory # 014201

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Becoming All That I Am! (Hardback)

Mary J Ranieri

Published by Bookstand Publishing, United States (2011)

ISBN 10: 1618630148 ISBN 13: 9781618630148

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Item Description: Bookstand Publishing, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. . . . If I should break the mirror, could you lend / Me hope and faith, my friend / Death draws nearer, my dreams of you dearer! / There is no end. -Lily Lawrence Bow, from Reflections -(Tanka Trio, pg. 89). Not only was she an author, but an expert on poetic forms both metered and syllabic, Ms Bow taught me to live more deeply, to write of love, family and pets, to appreciate Mother Nature s struggle to preserve us humans: Yetis must wonder why Hillary dares / The Holy City of jeweled spires, / Trading steps on icy stairs / For an uphill drive on treaded tires. - Phenomenon, page 7. April opens the door of green, / Robin and wren continue to preen. / Dove and swift spread silver wings, / . . . And the wild canary sings. - Seasonal Portals, page 18. The Poet s Workshop of was inspiring for editing and improving poems. For example, a reviewer known as keats27 cites poetic artistry, along with five stars, original creativity, education and language skill for The Hunter (Autumn Art), Winter Dreams, Rebirth, and Angel wing Rosary (in a future volume -- LINKING WITH THE PAST). Most, if not all, family members have inspired these poems in some form, thanks to the Jefferis-Jageler-Ranieri clansmen. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781618630148

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Becoming All That I Am! (Hardback)

Mary J Ranieri

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Item Description: Bookstand Publishing, United States, 2011. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. . . If I should break the mirror, could you lend / Me hope and faith, my friend / Death draws nearer, my dreams of you dearer! / There is no end. -Lily Lawrence Bow, from Reflections -(Tanka Trio, pg. 89). Not only was she an author, but an expert on poetic forms both metered and syllabic, Ms Bow taught me to live more deeply, to write of love, family and pets, to appreciate Mother Nature s struggle to preserve us humans: Yetis must wonder why Hillary dares / The Holy City of jeweled spires, / Trading steps on icy stairs / For an uphill drive on treaded tires. - Phenomenon, page 7. April opens the door of green, / Robin and wren continue to preen. / Dove and swift spread silver wings, / . . . And the wild canary sings. - Seasonal Portals, page 18. The Poet s Workshop of was inspiring for editing and improving poems. For example, a reviewer known as keats27 cites poetic artistry, along with five stars, original creativity, education and language skill for The Hunter (Autumn Art), Winter Dreams, Rebirth, and Angel wing Rosary (in a future volume -- LINKING WITH THE PAST). Most, if not all, family members have inspired these poems in some form, thanks to the Jefferis-Jageler-Ranieri clansmen. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781618630148

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Old Taoist: The Life, Art and Poetry of Kodojin (1865-1944) (Paperback)

Stephen Addiss, Jonathan Chaves, J. Thomas Rimer

Published by Columbia University Press, United States (2001)

ISBN 10: 0231116578 ISBN 13: 9780231116572

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Item Description: Columbia University Press, United States, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 179 mm. Brand New Book. In the literary and artistic milieu of early modern Japan the Chinese and Japanese arts flourished side by side. Kodojin, the Old Taoist (1865-1944), was the last of these great poet-painters in Japan. Under the support of various patrons, he composed a number of Taoist-influenced Chinese and Japanese poems and did lively and delightful ink paintings, continuing the tradition of the poet-sage who devotes himself to study of the ancients, lives quietly and modestly, and creates art primarily for himself and his friends. Portraying this last representative of a tradition of gentle and refined artistry in the midst of a society that valued economic growth and national achievement above all, this beautifully illustrated book brings together 150 of Kodojin s Chinese poems (introduced and translated by Jonathan Chaves), more than 100 of his haiku and tanka (introduced and translated by Stephen Addiss), and many examples of his calligraphy and ink paintings. Addiss s in-depth introduction details the importance of the poet-painter tradition, outlines the life of Kodojin, and offers a critical appraisal of his work, while J. Thomas Rimer s essay puts the literary work of the Old Taoist in context. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780231116572

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Old Taoist: The Life, Art and Poetry of Kodojin (1865-1944) (Paperback)

Stephen Addiss, Jonathan Chaves, J. Thomas Rimer

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Item Description: Columbia University Press, United States, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 179 mm. Brand New Book. In the literary and artistic milieu of early modern Japan the Chinese and Japanese arts flourished side by side. Kodojin, the Old Taoist (1865-1944), was the last of these great poet-painters in Japan. Under the support of various patrons, he composed a number of Taoist-influenced Chinese and Japanese poems and did lively and delightful ink paintings, continuing the tradition of the poet-sage who devotes himself to study of the ancients, lives quietly and modestly, and creates art primarily for himself and his friends. Portraying this last representative of a tradition of gentle and refined artistry in the midst of a society that valued economic growth and national achievement above all, this beautifully illustrated book brings together 150 of Kodojin s Chinese poems (introduced and translated by Jonathan Chaves), more than 100 of his haiku and tanka (introduced and translated by Stephen Addiss), and many examples of his calligraphy and ink paintings. Addiss s in-depth introduction details the importance of the poet-painter tradition, outlines the life of Kodojin, and offers a critical appraisal of his work, while J. Thomas Rimer s essay puts the literary work of the Old Taoist in context. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780231116572

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Modern Japanese Poetry

Davis, A R; Kirkup, James

Published by University of Queensland Press (1978)

ISBN 10: 0702211494 ISBN 13: 9780702211492

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Item Description: University of Queensland Press, 1978. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Minimal handling wear to covers and spine, owners stamp to ffep and with occasional light pencil comments on the poems to the margins, these can easily be removed. An anthology of mostly 'Shi' poetry with a few examples of Tanka and Haiku in new forms. 'shi' poetry dates from the 1880's when Western poetry was translated into Japanese for the first time. The influence of the Western style resulted in in Shi verse. Bookseller Inventory # 001233

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Becoming All That I Am!

Mary J. Ranieri

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Item Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Hardcover. . . . If I should break the mirror, could you lend Me hope and faith, my friend Death draws nearer, my dreams of you dearer! There is no end. -Lily Lawrence Bow, from Reflections -(Tanka Trio, pg. 89). Not only was she an author, but an expert on poetic forms both metered and syllabic, Ms Bow taught me to live more deeply, to write of love, family and pets, to appreciate Mother Natures struggle to preserve us humans: Yetis must wonder why Hillary dares The Holy City of jeweled spires, Trading steps on icy stairs For an uphill drive on treaded tires. -Phenomenon, page 7. April opens the door of green, Robin and wren continue to preen. Dove and swift spread silver wings, . . . And the wild canary sings. -Seasonal Portals, page 18. The Poets Workshop of Poetry. com was inspiring for editing and improving poems. For example, a reviewer known as keats27 cites poetic artistry, along with five stars, original creativity, education and language skill for The Hunter (Autumn Art), Winter Dreams, Rebirth, and Angel wing Rosary (in a future volume -- LINKING WITH THE PAST). Most, if not all, family members have inspired these poems in some form, thanks to the Jefferis-Jageler-Ranieri clansmen. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781618630148

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Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology (Paperback)

Published by M.E. Sharpe, United States (2007)

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Item Description: M.E. Sharpe, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 157 mm. Brand New Book. Throughout history, Japanese women have excelled in poetry - from the folk songs of the Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) compiled in 712 and the court poetry of the 9th to the 14th centuries, on through the age of haikai and kanshi to the 19th century, into the contemporary period when books of women s poems have created a sensation.This anthology presents examples of the work of more than 100 Japanese women poets, arranged chronologically, and of all the major verse forms: choka, tanka, haikai (haiku), kanshi (verse written in Chinese), and free verse. The poems describe not just seasonal changes and the vagaries of love - which form the thematic core of traditional Japanese poetry - but also the devastations of war, childbirth, conflicts between child-rearing and work, experiences as refugees, experiences as non-Japanese residents in Japan, and more.Sections of poetry open with headnotes, and the editor has provided explanations of terms and references for those unfamiliar with the Japanese language. Other useful tools include a glossary of poetic terms, a chronology, and a bibliography that points the reader toward other works by and about these poets. There is no comparable collection available in English.Students and anyone who appreciates poetry and Japanese culture will treasure this magnificent anthology. Editor and translator Hiroaki Sato is a past winner of the PEN America translator prize and the Japan-United States Friendship Commission s 1999 literary translation award. Bookseller Inventory # AAN9780765617842

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Old Taoist. The Life, Art, and Poetry of Kodojin 1865-1944.

Addiss, Stephen

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Item Description: -Columbia University Press -, 2000. Second impression. xiv+173 pages with index. Illustrated. Cloth and boards. Fine in dustjacket. This text brings together 150 Chinese poems by Kodojin (the "Old Taoist"), who was the last of the great poet-painters in Japan. It also collects more than 100 of his haiku and tanka and many examples of his calligraphy and ink paintings. Aldiss's introduction offers a critical appraisal. Bookseller Inventory # 12561

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Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology (Paperback)

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Item Description: M.E. Sharpe, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 157 mm. Brand New Book. Throughout history, Japanese women have excelled in poetry - from the folk songs of the Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) compiled in 712 and the court poetry of the 9th to the 14th centuries, on through the age of haikai and kanshi to the 19th century, into the contemporary period when books of women s poems have created a sensation.This anthology presents examples of the work of more than 100 Japanese women poets, arranged chronologically, and of all the major verse forms: choka, tanka, haikai (haiku), kanshi (verse written in Chinese), and free verse. The poems describe not just seasonal changes and the vagaries of love - which form the thematic core of traditional Japanese poetry - but also the devastations of war, childbirth, conflicts between child-rearing and work, experiences as refugees, experiences as non-Japanese residents in Japan, and more.Sections of poetry open with headnotes, and the editor has provided explanations of terms and references for those unfamiliar with the Japanese language. Other useful tools include a glossary of poetic terms, a chronology, and a bibliography that points the reader toward other works by and about these poets. There is no comparable collection available in English.Students and anyone who appreciates poetry and Japanese culture will treasure this magnificent anthology. Editor and translator Hiroaki Sato is a past winner of the PEN America translator prize and the Japan-United States Friendship Commission s 1999 literary translation award. Bookseller Inventory # AAN9780765617842

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Short Poems.

Wainright, Samuel H.

Published by Christian Literature Society,, Tokyo, Japan: (1917)

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Item Description: Christian Literature Society,, Tokyo, Japan:, 1917. 16mo, original pictorial stiff wrappers, [6], 38, [1] pages. A fairly early example of Japonisme, a collection of Tanka in English (or short verse in a Japanese form) from an American author, contemporary with the early efforts of Ezra Pound and such early American practitioners as Sadakichi Hartmann. The poems are dated from locations in Oakland, San Francisco, Tokyo and other Japanese locales. Attractive contemporary business card for a Kyoto art dealer laid in. Wrappers slightly soiled, browned and worn; a little general dust-soiling; a very good copy. OCLC notes copies at RPB & CtY. First edition, an ex-library copy with their large perforated stamp on the title and the margin of a leaf of text. Bookseller Inventory # 11254

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Item Description: paperback. Book Condition: New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Pub Date: 2012 Pages: 494 Publisher: China Social Sciences Press Week set. born in November 1913. male. Han nationality. Yanling. the Association members. July 1939 graduated from Peking University. Bachelor. Fellow of the Institute of Linguistics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Academic expertise for the Chinese Study. 1991 State Council issued a special government allowances. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences scholars library: that Chou's Collection collection of some papers. Ling County Hakka of universities in the southwest of the UN General Assembly when he was studying thesis. Collection of early literary works. including crazy friends story. On Wah . two Mr. Luo. of Mr. Luo Yingzhong the book. Shen Congwen Mr. Suo Ji. the Chen Yinque impression. Contents: sequence readme the academic Linghsien Hakka Hakka Linghsien the special vocabulary Example release Linghsien of Hakka syntax features why the Hakka Chinese Dialects and alphabetic writing literary and artistic works as the distribution of minority languages ??Chinese dialects dialects Yang Xiong and his dialect - one of the Chinese Linguistics History of encyclopedic knowledge Guo Pu - History of Chinese Linguistics to Lu Wei and his co-language speech point of Chinese standardized efforts to play the role of the phonetic alphabet on the promotion of Putonghua and literacy education Chinese language popular science popular work on the the tone table of the trial experience of the past and move on ancient Chinese vocabulary knowledge vocabulary specification often talk about the word metabolism transliteration and paraphrase the word the ebb and flow of do justice do justice Supplement to the draft squeeze and run of rampant should not be restored to use are fuzzy meaning it comes to anti-training that can not be established Dream of Red Mansions meaning the evolution of a case of A Dream of Red Mansions A Dream of Red Mansions in Dream of Red Mansions. eggplant dried sea Discrimination A Dream of Red Mansions in the suffix child and child could not palm phonetic vocabulary Book Review prefaces and postscripts to Luo Changpei cocklebur Postscript. Luo C Linguistics Selected Papers sequence Appendix: Mr. Luo Changpei writings chronology rating Linguistic Survey of common sense on phonetics A Review of the Platform for the Mandarin word meaning Review of vocabulary. grammar. rhetoric A Review of the Hakka people how to learn Mandarin talk classical view only and its new translations and language Rambling order Hengyang dialect order Modern Chinese reverse headword order Jin Ping Mei Dictionary inscription Dream of Red Mansions Language Dictionary Preface Qiaozi Poems Preface literature and other two first general sub-Spring Break Travel Notes - Lang surprised and other crazy friends story open the Wah times the master of language - Luo C the founder of modern linguistics - Luo C Luo Mr. Shen Congwen the Shanghai Museum the Chen Yinque the impression. Mr. of Mr. Luo Yingzhong the two books On Hu Shi joint title to commemorate Mr. Wei Jiangong Memorial brother Yi Yu Min Chen Shilin brother Memorial Yue Yang brother Comrade Ji Niannan Jiang 9th one thousand two hundred sixteen. the Glimpse and Yi Lin Po one or two martyrs Mr. Yu Zai small pass dignitaries friends of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature diffuse memory of Education will assess Mengzi off Chinese Language Poetry southern rain Nanhu tanka mood bustling with akishimo of memory recall Qiu Xing Fu this chapter the walk slowly Harmony (Ougan.) rain gifts Lin Po and order to move off dream the monody listen to the rain letter azalea after the rain a drop of rain the origins of the lunar calendar 35 years on New Year's Eve North Sea snow to read large Jionji Tripitaka Master Chuan Fish Dragon Boat Festival even into after title of Zengshi disease up to Wenqi painted Mona Lisa. Bookseller Inventory # NG025727

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Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology (Hardback)

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Item Description: M.E. Sharpe, United States, 2007. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 232 x 163 mm. Brand New Book. Throughout history, Japanese women have excelled in poetry - from the folk songs of the Kojiki ( Record of Ancient Matters ) compiled in 712 and the court poetry of the 9th to the 14th centuries, on through the age of haikai and kanshi to the 19th century, into the contemporary period when books of women s poems have created a sensation. This anthology presents examples of the work of more than 100 Japanese women poets, arranged chronologically, and of all the major verse forms: choka, tanka, haikai (haiku), kanshi (verse written in Chinese), and free verse. The poems describe not just seasonal changes and the vagaries of love - which form the thematic core of traditional Japanese poetry - but also the devastations of war, childbirth, conflicts between child-rearing and work, experiences as refugees, experiences as non-Japanese residents in Japan, and more. Sections of poetry open with headnotes, and the editor has provided explanations of terms and references for those unfamiliar with the Japanese language. Other useful tools include a glossary of poetic terms, a chronology, and a bibliography that points the reader toward other works by and about these poets. There is no comparable collection available in English. Students and anyone who appreciates poetry and Japanese culture will treasure this magnificent anthology. Editor and translator Hiroaki Sato is a past winner of the PEN America translator prize and the Japan-United States Friendship Commission s 1999 literary translation award. Bookseller Inventory # AAN9780765617835

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Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology (Hardback)

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Item Description: M.E. Sharpe, United States, 2007. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 232 x 163 mm. Brand New Book. Throughout history, Japanese women have excelled in poetry - from the folk songs of the Kojiki ( Record of Ancient Matters ) compiled in 712 and the court poetry of the 9th to the 14th centuries, on through the age of haikai and kanshi to the 19th century, into the contemporary period when books of women s poems have created a sensation. This anthology presents examples of the work of more than 100 Japanese women poets, arranged chronologically, and of all the major verse forms: choka, tanka, haikai (haiku), kanshi (verse written in Chinese), and free verse. The poems describe not just seasonal changes and the vagaries of love - which form the thematic core of traditional Japanese poetry - but also the devastations of war, childbirth, conflicts between child-rearing and work, experiences as refugees, experiences as non-Japanese residents in Japan, and more. Sections of poetry open with headnotes, and the editor has provided explanations of terms and references for those unfamiliar with the Japanese language. Other useful tools include a glossary of poetic terms, a chronology, and a bibliography that points the reader toward other works by and about these poets. There is no comparable collection available in English. Students and anyone who appreciates poetry and Japanese culture will treasure this magnificent anthology. Editor and translator Hiroaki Sato is a past winner of the PEN America translator prize and the Japan-United States Friendship Commission s 1999 literary translation award. Bookseller Inventory # AAN9780765617835

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Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology

Hiroaki Sato

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Item Description: M.E. Sharpe. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Japanese Women Poets: An Anthology, Hiroaki Sato, Throughout history, Japanese women have excelled in poetry - from the folk songs of the Kojiki ("Record of Ancient Matters") compiled in 712 and the court poetry of the 9th to the 14th centuries, on through the age of haikai and kanshi to the 19th century, into the contemporary period when books of women's poems have created a sensation. This anthology presents examples of the work of more than 100 Japanese women poets, arranged chronologically, and of all the major verse forms: choka, tanka, haikai (haiku), kanshi (verse written in Chinese), and free verse. The poems describe not just seasonal changes and the vagaries of love - which form the thematic core of traditional Japanese poetry - but also the devastations of war, childbirth, conflicts between child-rearing and work, experiences as refugees, experiences as non-Japanese residents in Japan, and more. Sections of poetry open with headnotes, and the editor has provided explanations of terms and references for those unfamiliar with the Japanese language. Other useful tools include a glossary of poetic terms, a chronology, and a bibliography that points the reader toward other works by and about these poets. There is no comparable collection available in English. Students and anyone who appreciates poetry and Japanese culture will treasure this magnificent anthology. Editor and translator Hiroaki Sato is a past winner of the PEN America translator prize and the Japan-United States Friendship Commission's 1999 literary translation award. Bookseller Inventory # B9780765617835

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Recollections of Travel (Tabi No Kaisô) ****** Example 68 of this exceptional and rare artists' book solely carved from the woodblock by Un'ichi with 31 original works, 19 prints and 12 tanka poems. Twelve Japanese places were the inspiration for a linked poem and sumi print, each on their own leaf, signed with Un'ichi's seal (c). The 7 decorative woodcuts include 5 designs after forms in Nature and two landscapes distinguished by their structural treatment of ukiyo-e themes. The works are a high point of Unichi's printmaking, exemplifying his mature personal integration of traditional Japanese culture with modern European art including the innovations of Die Brücke, and the photography of Karl Blossfeldt and Albert Renger-Patzsch. ******

Un'ichi Hiratsuka (Unichi) ****** A leader of the early 20th century Sosaku Hanga printmaking movement, Un'ichi first exhibited in 1916 and is believed to have influenced nearly every important Sosaku Hanga artist. He studied with Ishii Hakutei and Okada Saburosuke and trained in wood carving with Igami Bonkotsu, learning also to carve picture frames. Un'ichi made his own prints and is renowned in Japan for his mastery of wood carving techniques. He is credited with developing tsukibori (poking strokes) technique, in which an aisuki chisel blade (small with a square-end) is rocked side-to-side in short strokes, producing uneven edges, imparting an energy to the line and a volumetric quality to the relief not otherwise possible. ******

Published by Tokyo, Meiji-Sh˘b˘, handmade Japanese papers and cloth, the only issue, translation into English by George Sait˘ (Joji) who knew the artist and contributed the introduction and notes, no. 68 stamped on the mounted justification slip, limited to no more than 300 signed and numbered copies, but believed to have been issued in a smaller printing (from a comprehensive examination of the sales literature, also, Fiorello notes, "impressions of Hiratsuka's prints may occasionally have misleading edition numbers" and from the testimony of daughter, Keiko Hiratsuka Moore, "It appears that Hiratsuka often printed only as many copies of his works as were needed or requested over the years.") (1951)

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Item Description: Tokyo, Meiji-Shôbô, handmade Japanese papers and cloth, the only issue, translation into English by George Saitô (Joji) who knew the artist and contributed the introduction and notes, no. 68 stamped on the mounted justification slip, limited to no more than 300 signed and numbered copies, but believed to have been issued in a smaller printing (from a comprehensive examination of the sales literature, also, Fiorello notes, "impressions of Hiratsuka's prints may occasionally have misleading edition numbers" and from the testimony of daughter, Keiko Hiratsuka Moore, "It appears that Hiratsuka often printed only as many copies of his works as were needed or requested over the years."), 1951. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. UN'ICHI [1895-1997]: came to prefer working in sumi; "Printing in black on white is often considered the first step of technique, but it is actually the final point" "the most beautiful range of color is black and white." A prolific creator of designs, Un'ichi produced few prints. He was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit, never previously given to a print artist, in 1970 and was the first artist awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure in 1977. From 1962, he lived in the United States, returning to live in Japan in 1994. The Hiratsuka Unichi Print Museum was opened in Suzaka-shi, Nagano-ken near Matsue, the artist's birthplace in 1991. AVAILABILITY: Two complete copies have been documented as sold in the last 15 years. A worldwide institution search finds examples at Mt. Holyoke College, the University of Pittsburgh and the private Van Zelst family collection. WOODBLOCK PRINTED LEAVES: twelve, 459 x 330 mm, folded leaves in a layout with self-carved tanka poem on the right (229 x 330 mm) and self-carved sumi print on the left (229 x 330 mm) with stamped in cinnabar artist seal c, all in sharp, well-inked impressions, sleeved loose as issued in publisher's decorated printed folder. Condition: Leaf I with scattered top edge soiling to text side and top edge spotting on blank side, a few leaves with light offset spot from the stamped seal, otherwise clean; some leaves with top and bottom edge bends, some with slight edge creasing intrinsic for production because of folder size. FOLDER: 330 x 233 mm, vanilla paper, upper and lower sides decorated with a different botanical vignette, Unichi's carved seal (a) printed on rear. Condition: top and bottom bands of soiling, otherwise scattered soiling. BOOK: A primarily English text side and a Japanese text side laid out back-to-back, each illustrated with a different ending vignette, pagination confirmed complete, 44 leaves (88 pages), sewn with 4-stab holes in the fukuro-toji style with cerulean cord and beige corner caps in 320 x 228 mm, deep azure & white hoshi wrappers, decorated with a different print on each side, English side with a panoramic sea coast view, English title in white letters, Japanese side with a water eddy design, mounted cream title slip with blue border printed with Japanese characters in blue; Japanese text with separate pagination, title page stamped in cinnabar with Unichi's seal (b), protected by a laid-in guard sheet. Detail: Japanese side: 1 blank leaf and 15 pages numbered in the Japanese style, Japanese text ends with a temple roof ornament vignette on its own page with Unichi's block carved UN seal. English side: [3] pages including blank, 70 pages with introduction and artist preface, tanka section with 12 poems, pp. 7-54, each poem with own division leaf, notes section with separate division leaf, and a map of sites, pp. 55-69, English text ends with an iris vignette on its own page with Unichi's block carved UN seal. Condition: Wrappers: corner rubs and light edgewear; bright, except corner caps soiled and title panel with some soiling and spots. Title Slip: Fine. / Pages: Fine. / Binding: Fine. CASE: 332 x 239 mm, maize cloth, fastened with 2 bone clasps, Japanese characters in carrot, English letters in silver, inner sides lined with cloth & paper, publishing & justification slips mounted, outside of case decorated over its full extent with a monochrome print done in a flowing sculptural style, the trough of a large wave roller in the foreground, set against sharply eroded littoral cliffs in the background. Condition: some edgewear, light corner bumps, soiled, with inner sides soiled with scattered spots, publishing slip with some spotting. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request. MY LISTINGS: Search in 3 easy steps. 1) Click my name in bookseller field below title and author description. 2) Click bookseller & payment information. 3) Click my name again. You can now search by catalog, keyword, etc. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 00901

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Item Description: 8vo., a collection of 22 Tankas, a Japanese poem in five lines and thirty-one syllables, selected from many famous examples (including man'yoshu, the oldest existing collection of Japanese poetry), illustrated throughout, on double leaves, sewing in Japanese style, in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 83817

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