River of Stars by Akiko Yosano
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River of Stars
By Akiko Yosano

River of Stars

Selected Poems of Yosano Akiko

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River of Stars by Akiko Yosano

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Yosano Akiko (1878-1942) is one of the most famous Japanese writers of the twentieth century. She is the author of more than seventy-five books, including twenty volumes of original poetry and the definitive translation into modern Japanese of the Tale of the Genji. Although probably best known for her exquisite erotic poetry, Akiko's work also championed the causes of feminism, pacifism, and social reform. Akiko's poetry is profoundly direct, often passionate, exposing the complexity of everyday emotions in poetic language stripped of artifice and presenting the full breadth of her poetic vision. Included are ninety-one of Akiko's tanka (a traditional five-line form of verse) and a dozen of her longer poems written in the modern style.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781570621468
ISBN-10: 1570621462
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 9mm)
Pages: 156
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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