An introduction to haiku: an anthology of poems and poets from Bashō to Shiki

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Doubleday, 1958 - Literary Criticism - 179 pages
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Mr. Henderson analyzes the popular seventeen-syllable haiku and provides translations of important works

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Review: Intro to Haiku: An Anthology of Poems and Poets from Basho to Shiki

User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

Nice, short and very brief intro to the start of haiku, a Japanese poetry form and how it came into it's own with Basho, Buson, Issa and other early haiku poets. Read full review

Review: Intro to Haiku: An Anthology of Poems and Poets from Basho to Shiki

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

A great introduction. I had been writing some haiku for a while, just to have something to write. He made me fall in love with the form. His translations of the poetry are amazing, especially those of ... Read full review

Contents

Characteristics of Haiku l
1
Early Haiku
9
Basho
15
Copyright

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Common terms and phrases

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