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Title Haiku before haiku : from the Renga masters to Bashō / translated, with an introduction, by Steven D. Carter
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 163 pages)
Series Translations from the Asian classics
Translations from the Asian classics.
Contents Machine generated contents note: The Poems -- The Nun Abutsu -- Musho -- Zenna -- Reizei Tamesuke -- Muso Soseki -- Junkaku -- Gusai -- Nijo Yoshimoto -- Shua -- Soa -- Asayama Bonto -- Mitsuhiro -- Fushiminomiya Sadafusa -- Chiun -- Takayama Sozei -- Gyojo -- Noa -- Shinkei -- Senjun -- Sugiwara Soi -- Sogi -- Hino Tomiko -- Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado -- Ouchi Masahiro -- Inko -- Shohaku -- Sakurai Motosuke -- Socho -- Inawashiro Kensai -- Sanjonishi Sanetaka -- Soseki -- Reizei Tamekazu -- Tani Soboku -- Shukei -- Soyo -- Arakida Moritake -- Shokyu -- Ikkado Joa -- Sanjonishi Kin'eda -- Miyoshi Chokei -- Satomura Joha -- Satomura Shoshitsu -- Oka Kosetsu -- Hosokawa Yusai -- Satomura Genjo -- Matsudaira Ietada -- Shotaku -- Nishinoto'in Tokiyoshi -- Matsunaga Teitoku -- Wife of Mitsusada -- Miura Tamenori -- Nishiyama Soin -- Nojun -- Konishi Raizan -- Matsuo Basho
Summary While the rise of the charmingly simple, brilliantly evocative haiku is often associated with the seventeenth-century Japanese poet Matsuo Basho, the form had already flourished for three hundred years before Basho even began to write. These early poems, known as hokku, are identical to haiku in syllable count and structure but function differently as a genre. Whereas each haiku is its own constellation of image and meaning, hokku opens a a series of linked, collaborative stanzas in a sequence called renga
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translated from the Japanese
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Subject Haiku -- Translations into English.
Japanese poetry -- 1185-1600 -- Translations into English.
Japanese poetry -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Translations into English.
Renga -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Haiku.
Poetry.
Renga.
Form Electronic book
Author Carter, Steven D., translator
ISBN 0231527063 (electronic bk.)
9780231527064 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; acid-free paper)
(cloth ; acid-free paper)