Item description for A Hundred Verses from Old Japan: Bilingual Edition (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature) by William Ninnis Porter...
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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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5" Height: 7.75" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Sep 15, 2007
Publisher Tuttle Publishing
ISBN 4805308532 ISBN13 9784805308530
Availability 0 units.
More About William Ninnis Porter
William N. Porter's translation of "A Hundred Verses from Old Japan" has retained its charm for over eighty years.