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Tuttle Publishing, 2007 - Poetry - 222 pages
5 Reviews
A Hundred Verses from Old Japan was originally collected in the thirteenth century. One of the most popular anthologies of Japanese classical poetry, this collection comprises love poems and "picture poems" describing scenes from nature in tanka form, thumbnail sketches compressed into thirty-one syllables.
  

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Review: A Hundred Verses from Old Japan: Bilingual Edition

User Review  - Mark Nenadov - Goodreads

Enjoyable. A nice English introduction to "tanka", a genre of Japanese poetry. Read full review

Review: A Hundred Verses from Old Japan: Bilingual Edition

User Review  - Tane - Goodreads

Very romantics poems!!! Added to when you watch the anime "Chouyaku Hyakuninn Isshu" together, the meaning of the poems just come together, making it more melodramatic. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
4
Section 3
6
Section 4
8
Section 5
37
Section 6
46
Section 7
50
Section 8
64
Section 9
73
Section 10
88
Section 11
91
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William N. Porter's translation of A Hundred Verses from Old Japan has retained its charm for over eighty years.

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