Seven and five syllables packs information and intense emotional content into a short space. Book also provides an overview of the development of the waka and haiku forms.
This rare book is in LIKE NEW condition and is priced to sell. My last photo for other copies available on. Like New 1st Edition Hardcover Book with Dust Jacket! The binding is tight and all pages within.
Are bright white with no writing, underlining, high-lighting, rips, tears, bends, or folds. Look perfect as can be seen in my photos. The dust jacket is in excellent condition with no rips. You will be happy with this one! Time to show you the details and not use just stock photos.Please check out all my pictures and. 5/5 stars - One of the best books on Haiku available. I wish this book were more widely available and had a lower price point. One of the best books on. This book gives a rare, informed treatment of haiku as literature rather. Than the orientalist fantasy that so often passes for haiku scholarship in the west. The use of language, the way literary cliches are co-opted and subverted in the haikai of Basho. And an incredibly in-depth treatment of the concept of meter in haiku and its gradual development. Over time, this book is for those who'd like to truly understand the craft and sophistication of. Basho, beyond the platitudinous pop-cultural treatments that dominate the market.
5/5 stars - Something I've Waited For. This is the sort of book I have long sought in order to advance my understanding of haiku as the.Japanese read and enjoy them. For example, we begin with a dispute over a particular poem. Poet mentions that his feelings were upbeat and positive on an autumn evening. Demanded that the poem be withdrawn and redone because the poetic meaning of'autumn.
If the poet didn't say he felt forlorn on an autumn evening, then he was. Betraying the poetic art, according to the critic. The author withdrew the poem. Mentions the other kigo which were meant to indicate that the poet felt forlorn.
Kawamoto takes off from this anecdote for a general discussion of the emotional effects meant by. That's something I've wanted to know for a long time. A later chapter is on poetic meter, or mora. This brings to mind the art of Seishi Yamaguchi. Much praised for his rhythm.The'mora' of the Japanese language are larger than the onji/jion. Traditionally used to describe the haiku-- the lines 5, 7 and 5 so often given as defining haiku. Mora are described metrical speech units covering whole 5 or 7 onji segments.
Make each segment identical in how long it takes to say them. This book is not for the beginning student of haiku. The target audience is the advanced student. Working on his own or as part of a college class in Japanese poetry.Encouraged to add this book to their collection. The item "Poetics of Japanese Verse Koji Kawamoto 1st Ed HCDJ Hardcover Haiku Poetry" is in sale since Sunday, July 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Textbooks, Education & Reference\Study Guides & Test Prep". The seller is "1-highbidder" and is located in Orem, Utah. This item can be shipped worldwide.