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Description - Saigyo by Burton Watson

Burton's Watson translations are accompanied by a Romanized version of the Japanese original and identification of its location in Japanese anthologies. A general introduction discusses the few facts known about Saigyo's life and analyzes the origins and characteristics of his poetic style.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231074933
ISBN-10: 023107493X
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 16-Apr-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Burton Watson

Burton Watson is one of the world's best-known translators from the Chinese and Japanese. His translations include The Lotus Sutra, The Vimalakirti Sutra, Ryokan: Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings, and The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century, all published by Columbia.

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