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The Manyoshu.

Author: Edited and
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Columbia University Press, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Manyoshu, compiled during the late Nara period (the latter half of the eighth century), is both the oldest and the greatest of Japanese anthologies. ... This edition, containing 1,000 poems, is that of a committee of the Nippon Gakujutsu Shinkokai, which translated the poems into English, and had the advice of the English poet Ralph Hodgson ... Most often used by Manyo poets was the tanka, a five-line verse form  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edited and
ISBN: 0231086202 9780231086202
OCLC Number: 779994662
Notes: Anthology.
Description: 364 pages

Abstract:

The Manyoshu, compiled during the late Nara period (the latter half of the eighth century), is both the oldest and the greatest of Japanese anthologies. ... This edition, containing 1,000 poems, is that of a committee of the Nippon Gakujutsu Shinkokai, which translated the poems into English, and had the advice of the English poet Ralph Hodgson ... Most often used by Manyo poets was the tanka, a five-line verse form still a favorite in Japan. ... --Columbia University PressDonated by Wendy Larsen, 8/2011.

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