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Classic Haiku The Greatest Japanese Poetry from Basho, Buson, Issa, Shiki, and Their Followers (Eternal Moments) by Tom Lowenstein

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Published by Duncan Baird .
Written in English


  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Asian,
  • Philosophy / Eastern / Buddhism,
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  • Buddhist,
  • Philosophy,
  • Poetry

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8957147M
ISBN 101844834867
ISBN 109781844834860

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Classic Haiku book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With the utmost economy and skill, the haiku poet paints a vast mural /5.   This beautifully bound volume presents new English translations of classic poetry by the four great masters of Japanese haiku: Matsuo Bash, Yosa Buson, Kobayashi Issa, and Masaoka Shiki. The haiku are accompanied by both the original Japanese and a phonetic transcription.5/5(8). Anyone looking for an inexpensive book of haiku could do no better than "The Classic Tradition of Haiku: An Anthology.". Packed inside this affordable little book are poems from 72 authors, including masters such as Basho and Issa, as well as novelist Saikaku Ihara and a horde of others/5(). Containing twenty classic Japanese haiku poems (each by a different Japanese haiku master), this book is delightfully bilingual, written in original Japanese script, with Romaii and English translation. A brief bio on each poet’s life and work is included at the end of the book.5/5(26).