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The Wind from Vulture Peak: The Buddhification of Japanese Waka in the Heian Period

Miller, Stephen D.--translated by Donnelly, Patrick **(Inscribed by both)**

Published by Cornell Univ East Asia Program, U.S.A., 2013
ISBN 10: 1933947861 / ISBN 13: 9781933947860
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Title: The Wind from Vulture Peak: The ...

Publisher: Cornell Univ East Asia Program, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hardcover

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**Inscribed and signed by both the author and translator on the title page. Hardcover in As New condition.Probably the only printing.Beautifully designed pristine book. "The Wind from Vulture Park is a compelling reading. The translations of _waka_ which are given close readings are nothing short of breathtaking. They set a new standard for translation of japanese classical poetry, conveying, as they do, not only the semantic content (i.e., they are ' accurate') but also the compelling poetry of the poems. This in itself is an enormous contribution to the field and should inaugurate a new era in the translation of classical Japanese poetry." --- Laurel Rasplica Rodd, translator of "Kokinshu : A Collection of Poems.". Bookseller Inventory # 001243

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