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  • The Pocket Haiku by Sam Hamill
    The Pocket Haiku (English, Paperback)

    "Quintessential classical Japanese haiku--selected and translated by one of America's premier poet-translators--now available in a pocket edition. In this collection of haiku, translator Sam Hamill has compiled the best from the tradition, spanning the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, with particular focus on the three great masters: Bashåo, Buson, and Issa. Based on images from nature,...

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  • The Poetry Of Zen by Sam Hamill
    The Poetry Of Zen (English, Paperback)

    A Zen poem is nothing other than an expression of the enlightened mind, a handful of simple words that disappear beneath the moment of insight to which it bears witness. Poetry has been an essential aid to Zen Buddhist practice from the dawn of Zen?and Zen has also had a profound influence on the secular poetry of the countries in which it has flourished. Here, two of America's most renowned poets...

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  • Spring Of My Life by Issa
    Spring Of My Life (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), along with Basho and Buson, is considered one of the three greatest haiku poets of Japan, known for his attention to poignant detail and his playful sense of humor. Issa's most-loved work, The Spring of My Life, is an autobiographical sketch of linked prose and haiku in the tradition of Basho's famous Narrow Road to the Interior....

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  • River Of Stars by Sam Hamill
    River Of Stars (English, Paperback)

    Yosano Akiko (1878-942) is one of the most famous Japanese writers of the twentieth century. She is the author of more than seventy-five books, including twenty volumes of original poetry and the definitive translation into modern Japanese of theTale of the Genji. Although probably best known for her exquisite erotic poetry, Akiko's work also championed the causes of feminism, pacifism, and social...

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  • Essential Chuang Tzu by Sam Hamill
    Essential Chuang Tzu (English, Paperback)

    The Chuang Tzu has been translated into English numerous times, but never with the freshness, accessibility, and accuracy of this remarkable rendering. Here the immediacy of Chuang Tzu's language is restored in a idiom that is both completely fresh and true to the original text. This unique collaboration between one of America's premier poet-translators and a leading Chinese scholar presents the...

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  • The Art of Writing by Lu Chi
    The Art of Writing (English, Paperback)

    Written in 200 C.E., the Wen Fu is one of the first Chinese works about the use of language. Discussing the joys and problems that face both writer and reader, it is for those who wish to engage the art of letters at its deepest level. "These timeless poems delve into the heart of writing." - Cleveland Plain Dealer Poet

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  • Toward the Distant Islands by Hayden Carruth
    Toward the Distant Islands (English, Paperback)

    This "portable Carruth" gathers the unignorable poems by an American master; introduction by Sam Hamill.

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  • Habitation by Sam Hamill
    Habitation (English, Paperback)

    Habitation collects the best poetry from a career spanning more than forty years by the distinguished northwest poet-editor-translator, Sam Hamill. Drawn from fifteen volumes of celebrated poetry, whether in brief haiku-like poems or long-ranging narratives, Habitation presents a lyrical voice is unique in American poetry today. Jim Harrison has declared, "Hamill has reached the category of a...

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  • The Complete Poems of Kenneth Rexroth by Kenneth Rexroth
    The Complete Poems of Kenneth Rexroth (English, Paperback)

    The definitive volume of Rexroth's poetry now available in paperback.

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  • The Sound of Water by Sam Hamill
    The Sound of Water (English, Paperback)

    Presents translations of more than two hundred Japanese haiku.

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  • The Pocket Haiku by Sam Hamill
    The Pocket Haiku (English, Paperback)

    A collection of classical Japanese haiku selected and translated by one of America's premier poet-translators....

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  • Selected Poems by Jaan Kaplinski
    Selected Poems (English, Paperback)

    First selected edition of Estonia's best-known poet.

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  • The Spring of My Life by Sam Hamill
    The Spring of My Life (English, Paperback)

    An autobiographical blend of prose and haiku from one of Japan's greatest poets....

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