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Haiku David Cobb

Haiku By David Cobb

Haiku by David Cobb


$17.49
Condition - Very Good
6 in stock

Summary

Composed of 17 syllables, haiku can convey the essence of an emotion, a fleeting moment in nature, or a throwaway comment. This is a selection of 60 classic haiku by masters such as Basho and features an explanatory introduction to the form and brief biographical notes of major authors.

Haiku Summary

Haiku by David Cobb

Japanese haiku has for many centuries been a much-loved form of poetry. Composed of 17 syllables, it can convey the essence of an emotion, a fleeting moment in nature, or a throwaway comment. This collection is a selection of 60 classic haiku by masters such as Basho, Kyoshi and Shiki, arranged by season and covering all the most popular subjects. The text features an introduction explaining the background to Japanese haiku and a short biographical note about each of the major poets. It should serve as an introduction to the treasures of Japanese poetry and art.

About David Cobb

David Cobb is president of the British Haiku Society. His haiku have appeared widely in anthologies and won a number of international awards. He is the editor of The Genius of Haiku: readings from R.H.Blyth, The Haiku Kit and co-editor of The Iron Book of British Haiku.

Additional information

GOR001632059
9780714124018
071412401X
Haiku by David Cobb
Used - Very Good
Hardback
British Museum Press
2002-11-11
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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