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Other Side River: Free Verse - Leza Lowitz, Leza Lowitz
Other Side River: Free Verse
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Japanese poets have been writing tanka and haiku for hundreds of years. Japanese free verse, however, is barely a century old, and women's free verse in Japan is younger still. This collection, the second volume in the Stone Bridge anthology of contemporary Japanese women's poetry, introduces the... show more
Japanese poets have been writing tanka and haiku for hundreds of years. Japanese free verse, however, is barely a century old, and women's free verse in Japan is younger still. This collection, the second volume in the Stone Bridge anthology of contemporary Japanese women's poetry, introduces the work of some three dozen of Japan's finest women poets who specialize in free verse. Remarkable for their diversity and passion, these poems provide a vivid contrast to the more traditional verse forms featured in Volume One, A Long Rainy Season.Author Biography: Leza Lowitz is an award-winning poet and fiction writer whose awards include the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award and an NEH grant. She is also a co-editor of A Long Rainy Season, the companion volume in this set.; Miyuki Aoyama is a poet and literary critic. She is the Japanese translator of Erica Jong and H.D. and a co-editor of A Long Rainy Season, the companion volume in this set. Stone Bridge Press is a leading English-language publisher of Japanese literature in translation. Our ROCK SPRING COLLECTION OF JAPANESE LITERATURE features absorbing and important translations of classical and contemporary Japanese fiction and poetry. We believe that literature is a window into culture and society, and an expression of what is most peculiarly, and universally, human
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781880656167 (1880656167)
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
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