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Sword and blossom poems from the Japanese

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Published by T. Hasegawa in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japanese poetry -- Translations into English,
    • Chinese poetry -- Japan -- Translations into English,
    • War poetry, Japanese -- Translations into English

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSword and blossom, Sword & blossom poems
      Statementdone into English verse by Shotaro Kimura & Charlotte M.A. Peake ; illustrated by Japanese artists.
      ContributionsKimura, Shōtarō., Peake, Charlotte M. A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL782.E3 S96 1908
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <2> :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1603213M
      LC Control Number91139357

      JAPANESE COLOUR PRINTING. "Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese." Vols 1 and 2 by S. Kimura and C.M.A. Peake, illus Japanese Artists, col plts and illus comp, orig col crepe bds, 12mo, Hasegawa, Tokyo circa vg. Cherry Blossoms Adrift. Pink petals passing Scents above so high Painted porcelain perfection Blossoms caress the sky Swaying silent shroud Suitors strolling by Pink petals passing Lover's gentle sigh Pastel hues falling Slow fluttering grace Pink petals passing Lining streams in lace Pink petals passing Smoothest transit by Soft essence floating In most subtle lullaby Inducing Author: Linda Winchell.

      Depending on your coordinates, cherry blossom season is either approaching, over, or in full riotous bloom. Every year, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden schedules its annual Sakura Matsuri festival in ignorance of what the weather may hold. Will lingering winter temperatures delay the blossoms, or will. The poems are drawn chiefly from the traditional Manyoshu, Kokinshu and Hyakunin Isshu collections, but there are also examplaes of haiku and other later forms. The sound of the Japanese texts i reproduced in Romaji script and the names of the poets in the calligraphy of Ukai Uchiyama. The translator's introduction gives us basic background on the history and nature of 3/5(3).

        Jisei was written in kanshi, waka, and haiku. Not all death poems are haiku. However, they are all in the short poem style (tanka). Kanshi is the Japanese word for Chinese poetry. Waka is a poem written in Japanese (as opposed to a kanshi). Finally a haiku is a poem that relies on two images divided by a kireji, or cutting word. Haiku consist. The Japanese for blossom is 花. Find more Japanese words at !


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Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese Volume II. by Kimura, Shotaro and Peake, Charlotte M. Done into English Verse by and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In addition to the "Sword" and "Blossom" poems, this volume has a section of "Love" poems.

The colophon states a printing date of Meiji 43 () ~~ The book is in Very Good condition. Three areas of water stain on front and back, not affecting the texture of crepe paper binding but discoloration is noticeable.

The "Sword songs" are taken from Chinese-style poems by Japanese writers; the "Blossom songs" are taken from tanka in the Kokinshiu ("Anthology of poems new and old"). Source: Gift of Charles G. LaHood, Jr., Nov. 27, Sword and Blossom: A British Officer's Enduring Love for a Japanese Woman [Pagnamenta, Peter, Williams, Momoko] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Sword and Blossom: A British Officer's Enduring Love for a Japanese Woman/5(14). Each volume features both “Sword” and “Blossom” poems, where the text is accompanied by woodcuts from various Japanese artists and is printed by woodblock (rather than by moveable type). The “Blossom Songs” are tanka (short unrhymed poems) translated from the Kokinshū anthology of Japanese poems compiled circa C.E.

'Sword and Blossom' is subtitled 'A British Officer's Enduring Love for a Japanese Woman' but in light of what Arthur Hart-Synnot actually does to his Japanese love, one can't help wishing the authors had been a little less dispassionate and more carefully non-partisan, and had actually examined that crucial decision in Cannes in /5.

Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese. Vol. III. Hardcover – See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, "Please retry" — — — Hardcover Manufacturer: T. Hasegawa. Sword and Blossom Poems Vol.

The Sword and Blossom Poems series consisted of 3 volumes of woodblock illustrated poetry, translated into English from the original Japanese. Volume 1 was published in November,followed by volume 2 in August, The third volume, was originally published in October, Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese, Volume I, T.

Hasegawa, Tokyo, Japan, ~c, large 16mo (5 x 7 1/8 in - x 18 cm), crepe over padded board covers, contents printed on hosho paper (high quality paper), 34 pp. This page count does not count the covers or a front free page.

Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese, Volume III, T. Hasegawa, 38 Yotsuya Hommura (also 17 Kami Negishi), Tokyo, Japan, ~c, large 16mo (5 x 7 1/4 in - x 18 cm), crepe over board covers, printed on hosho paper (high quality paper), 54 pp.

This page count does not count the covers or a front free page. Book: Sword & Blossom Poems. Three Volumes. Published by wa. Various artists including: Gesso, Koho, Yoshimune, After Hokusai, After Hiroshige, etc.

Subject: Poems & illustrations. All woodblock printed with multiple illustrations. Each volume measures 5" x 7". Condition is excellent. NOTE: Finely printed, beautiful set with silk covers. SWORD AND BLOSSON POEMS FROM THE JAPANESE. Item # [Crepe Paper Book] Kimura Shotaro & Peake, Charlotte M.

A., translators. SWORD AND BLOSSOM POEMS FROM THE JAPANESE. Volumes I II III. Tokyo, 38 Yotsuya Hommura: T. Hasegawa, Meiji 41 [] Printed by Kaneko Tokujiro. x cm. Volume one is a second printing from.

Item # Crepe Paper Book Kimura Shotaro & Peake, Charlotte M. A., transl. SWORD AND BLOSSOM POEMS. Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, 2nd printing, Covers are creped paper over padded boards, though the contents are plain paper. Slightly faded and soiled, with a pictorial card tipped on to the t.p. and an ownership signature, else very good.

The "Sword songs" are taken from Chinese-style poems by Japanese writers; the "Blossom songs" are taken from tanka in the Kokinshiu ("Anthology of poems new and old") MB (BRL) incomplete: vol. 2 only Covers are creped paper over padded boards. Sword and blossom poems from the Japanese: done into English verse.

Tokyo: T. Hasegawa. MLA Citation. Peake, Charlotte M. and Kimura, Shotaro. Sword and blossom poems from the Japanese: done into English verse / by Shotaro Kimura and Charlotte M.A.

Peake ; illustrated by Japanese artists T. Hasegawa Tokyo [?] Australian/Harvard Citation. Other Items in the Rare Books Collection of Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives.

Shotaro Kimura and Charlotte M. Peake: Sword and Blossom Poems (?) This is a collection of Japanese tanka poems (here referred to as 'blossom poems') from the tenth-century as well as a few modern poems in the Chinese style (the 'sword poems'). Sword and Blossom Poems from Japan Contributed by Antiques Roadshow - Beverley These poems were published in Japan in late 19th century.

They are printed on continuous stream of. Those marked with a are excellent books for those beginning the study of Nihonto. Check with your book store or library and "Books in Print" for details of publisher, price, etc.

Check also the many online book dealers which sell both in-print and out-of-print books on Japanese swords. Some of the books listed below are now out-of-print and can only be found through specialty book. The Japanese cherry blossoms and the tradition of flower gazing, or hanami, has inspired poets for centuries.

These haiku call to mind the beauty of springtime and the fleeting beauty of the sakura. Issa is one of the four haiku greats of Japan.

He wrote a tremendous amount of poetry and was known for his poetic appreciation for even the Author: Alicia Joy. Poems about Blossom at the world's largest poetry site.

Ranked poetry on Blossom, by famous & modern poets. Learn how to write a poem about Blossom and share it!. Books shelved as japanese-poetry: The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches by Matsuo Bashō, Strong in the Rain: Selected Poems by Kenj.Sword poems from famous poets and best sword poems to feel good.

Most beautiful sword poems ever written. Read all poems for sword.There were also translations of Japanese poetry, including the three volume series, Sword and Blossom: Poems from Japan translated by Charlotte Peake and Kimura Shotaro (), collections of prints by famous artists such as Hiroshige and Hokusai, and illustrated books on Japanese life and customs, such as Japanese Pictures of Japanese.