Japanese Life and Character in Senryu.  

Author Blyth, R. H. [Reginald Horace]
Place of Publication Tokyo
Publication Name The Hokuseido Press
Year 1960
Language(s) English
RARE comprehensive monograph on Senryu - a Japanese form of short poetry similar to haiku in construction. The author was an eminent English author and devotee of Japanese culture Reginald Horace Blyth (1898-1964), most famous for his writings on Zen and on haiku poetry. All poems appear in the book in original Japanese, transliteration in Latin characters and an English translation with commentaries. Contains color and b&w plates. 215x155mm. X+630 pages. Brown cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Black lettering on spine. Jacket yellowing and rubbed. Jacket spine edges/corners wrinkled. Jacket spine edges tattered and partly missing/torn. Cover curved. Front cover upper corner and spine edges slightly bumped. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare illustrated book on Senryu, claimed by the distinguished author as the poetry which is truly representative of the Japanese spirit, is otherwise in good condition.
Price $110.00
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Catalog Index Number MA 17 26

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