Books in category Poetry – Asian

  • 胡桃の戦意のために
    Takashi Hiraide

    Winner of a PEN Translation Fund Award: A lyrical, supercharged, dizzying collection in a unique bilingual format: like two halves of the walnut, the English text meets the Japanese half-way

  • The Classic Tradition of Haiku

    The Classic Tradition of Haiku
    Faubion Bowers

    DIVUnique collection spans over 400 years (1488–1902) of haiku by greatest masters: Basho, Issa, Shiki, many more. Translated by top-flight scholars. Foreword and many informative notes to the poems. /div

  • No Trace of the Gardener

    No Trace of the Gardener
    Mu Yang, Lawrence R. Smith, Michelle Mi-Hsi Yeh

    Drawing on avant-garde traditions of Europe and the United States as well as on the traditions of classical Chinese poetry and prose, his work explores intense sensuality, the anguish of war, exile, the colonial experience, and conflicting …

  • Simple Zen

    Simple Zen
    C.Alexander Simpkins, Annellen M. Simpkins

    The final section of the book, entitled "Living Zen," addresses the ways in which Zen can help us to realize a deeper, fuller life though such artistic activities as poetry, brush painting, the martial arts, tea ceremony, and flower …

  • The Selected Poems of Wang Wei

    The Selected Poems of Wang Wei
    Wei Wang, David Hinton

    A selection of definitive works by the acclaimed eighth-century Chinese writer offers insight into his mastery of the short imagistic landscape poem, his assiduous practice of Zen Buddhism, and ability to convey philosophical and sensory …

  • Chinese Poetic Writing

    Chinese Poetic Writing
    Francois Cheng

    Since then, Cheng has greatly expanded the book. This is the first English-language edition of the expanded version, with the original translators returning to accommodate the many new additions and revise their earlier work.

  • Malam Wabah Pada Suatu Hari Nanti

    Malam Wabah & Pada Suatu Hari Nanti
    Sapardi Djoko Damono

    Cerita-cerita yang dikumpulkan dalam "Pada Suatu Hari Nanti" didasarkan pada berbagai sumber, lisan maupun tulis.

  • Womens Poetry of Late Imperial China

    Womens Poetry of Late Imperial China
    Xiaorong Li

    This study of poetry by women in late imperial China examines the metamorphosis of the trope of the "inner chambers" (gui), to which women were confined in traditional Chinese households, and which in literature were both a real and an …

  • The Haiku Apprentice

    The Haiku Apprentice
    Abigail Friedman

    This is the author’s story of her literary and cultural voyage, and more: it is an invitation to readers to form their own neighborhood haiku groups and, like her, learn to see the world anew. ".

  • Pictures of the Heart

    Pictures of the Heart
    Joshua S. Mostow

    In this study, Joshua Mostow challenges the idea of a final or authoritative reading of the Hyakunin Isshu and presents a refreshing, persuasive case for a reception history of this seminal work.

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