Japanese death poems

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C.E. Tuttle Co., 1986 - 366 pagina's
Hundreds of 'jisei' or death poems translated into English

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Review: Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death

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First read this a couple years ago, and since then I regularly pick it up. The history of Death Poetry is fascinating--do not skip the Introduction! The tanka form, for me, is particularly addictive. Volledige review lezen

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
7
The Poetry of Japan
13
Death and Its Poetry
27
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Over de auteur (1986)

Yoel Hoffmann was born in Brasow, Romania in 1937. He is presently a citizen of Israel, and is Professor of Eastern Philosophy at the U. of Haifa. He has had a lifelong scholarly engagement with Hebrew literature, Western philosophy, and Japanese Buddhism. His is the winner of the first Koret Jewish Book Award.

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