➸ [Read] ➳ The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho, Buson, & Issa (Essential Poets, #20) By Robert Hass ➽ – E17streets4all.co.uk American readers have been fascinated, since their exposure to Japanese culture late in the nineteenth century, with the brief Japanese poem called the hokku or haiku The seventeen syllable form is ro American readers have been fascinated, since Haiku: Versions Kindle Ð their exposure to Japanese culture late in the nineteenth century, with the brief Japanese poem called the hokku or haiku The seventeen syllable form is rooted in a Japanese tradition of close observation of nature, of making poetry from subtle suggestion Infused by its great practitioners with the spirit of Zen Buddhism, the haiku has served as an example of the power of direct observation to the first generation of American The Essential MOBI :ò modernist poets like Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams and also as an example of spontaneity and Zen alertness to the new poets of thesThis definite collection brings together in fresh translations by an American poet the essential poems of the three greatest masters Matsuo Basho in the seventeenth century Yosa Buson in the eighteenth century and Kobayashi Issa in the early nineteenth century Robert Haas has written a lively and informed introduction, provided brief examples by each Essential Haiku: Versions PDF/EPUB Á poet of their work in the halibun, or poetic prose form, and included informal notes to the poems This is a useful and inspiring addition to The Essential Poets series.
Robert Hass was born in San Haiku: Versions Kindle Ð Francisco and lives in Berkeley, California, where he teaches at the University of California He served as Poet Laureate of the United States from to A MacArthur Fellow and a two time winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, he has published poems, literary essays, and translations He is married to the poet Brenda Hillman.
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- The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho, Buson, & Issa (Essential Poets, #20)
- Robert Hass
- 27 December 2019 Robert Hass