KOKINSHU: COLL ANCIENT AND MODERN POEMS

KOKINSHU: COLL ANCIENT AND MODERN POEMS

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This book is the first complete translation of the tenth-century Kokinshu, one of the most important anthologies of the Japanese classical tradition. Winner of the 1982 Japan-US Friendship Commission’€™s Literary Translation Award, Kokinshu links poems by topic, theme, imagery, and chronological progression to form an integrated anthology and return poetry to the public arena.

SKU: 9780887272493 Language: English Series: OTHER Volume: N/A Edition: N/A Categories: ,

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Laurel Rodd's translation of the KokinshÃ…« manages the extraordinary achievement of being both fresh and timeless, even through repeated readings. It enhances our understanding of why this collection has been so important to the Japanese literary tradition of the past thousand years.

'€” Amy Vladeck Heinrich, Columbia University
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