[PDF] ✅ Tangled Hair ✈ Akiko Yosano – Chainnews.us

Tangled Hair Akiko Yosano S Tangled Hair, Published In 1901, Had A Sensational Impact On Japanese Literature, And We Are Pleased To Make This Highly Praised Translation Originally Published 30 Years Ago Available Once Again In A Revised Cheng Tsui Edition Akiko Reshaped The Tanka, The Most Popular Form Of Japanese Poetry For 1,200 Years, Into A Modern Poetic Form In This New Work, Her Tanka Appear In Their Original Japanese, In Roman Transliterations, And English Translations Along With A New Preface And Notes Suitable For Literature Programs And Translation Courses.

[PDF] ✅ Tangled Hair  ✈ Akiko Yosano – Chainnews.us
  • Hardcover
  • 165 pages
  • Tangled Hair
  • Akiko Yosano
  • English
  • 08 April 2017
  • 0887273734

10 thoughts on “Tangled Hair


  1. says:

    Took me two monthsto read this little book,But by the end,I sat downand wept What a soundly compiled book Feminist Tanka poetry Has no frills English translations neither rhyming nor syllable number accurate , and also Romaji renditions for people like me who can t yet read Japanese Yay


  2. says:

    There are lots of wonderful things about this book, but I feel that, from a poetic standpoint, the translations are generally inferior to the versions of Yosano s poems that appear in Kenneth Rexroth s One Hundred More Poems from the Japanese Here s an example, the first from Rexroth, the second from this edition Hair unbound, in thisHothouse of lovemaking,Perfumed with lilies,I dread the oncoming ofThe pale rose of the end of night.Fragrant the liliesIn this room of love Hair unbound,I fearThe There are lots of wonderful things about this book, bu...


  3. says:

    I recently read this collection again and was not disappointed The information on the author is useful and interesting The inclusion of the translations, the Japanese characters, and the romaji forms of the poems in this collection allow the reader to play with what the poems sound like and investigate alternative meanings of the characters and words chosen by the author The voice of Yosana Akiko is one that remains incredibly compelling Her choice of images, scenes, and...


  4. says:

    Akiko Yosano 1878 1942 was a celebrated and revolutionary Japanese poet, feminist, and pacifist, who wrotethan 75 books.For those who want something deeper than a rom com, who maybe want to touch some moments from a certain time in your life, this is the book for you First some background on Tangled Hair, this most excellent and intriguing book the poems are in a Japanese form called tanka, which consists of five lines written in a 5 7 5 7 7 syllabic form The first three lines are ess Akiko Yosano 1878 1942 was a celebrated and revolutionary Japanese poet, feminist, and pacifist, who wrotethan 75 books.For those who want something deeper than a rom com, who maybe want to touch some moments from a certain time in your life, this is the book for you First some background on Tangled Hair, this most excellent and intriguing book the poems are in a Japanese form called tanka, which consists of five lines written in a 5 7 5 7 7 syllabic form The first three lines are essentially a haiku, with two lines added As with haiku, the Japanese syllabic form is not generally applicable in English, due to differences between the languages The translators Sanford Goldstein and Seishi Shinoda claim that tanka is the most popular form of Japanese poetry I might ve thought haiku The original book Midaregami in Japanese published in 1901 had 399 tanka, of which 165 were selected for this edition.The poems in Tangled Hair address love...


  5. says:

    I have moved abroad several times since first discovering this book, and when I move I have a rule I can bring two favorite books, one textbook, and one book I ve never read before Since I m usually moving to a country where it will, at best, be difficult to get books in English, this is something I consider pretty seriously Every time I ve moved, this has been one of the favorite books I bring with me I read it first at 19, which made the feeling of the youthful poems from the perspecti I have moved abroad several times since first discovering this book, and when I move I have a rule I can bring two favorite books, one textbook, and one book I ve never read before Since I m usually moving to a country where it will, at best, be difficult to get books in English, this is something I consider pretty seriously Every time I ve moved, this has been one of the favorite books I bring with me I read ...


  6. says:

    The tanka is one of my favorite types of poem, and while I still prefer the earlier works in The Ink Dark Moon Love Poems by Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, Women of the Ancient Court of Japan, Yosano s mid twentieth century tanka have the same ability to tell a complete story with emotion in five lines Yosano is one of the first Japanese women writers to frankly discuss sexuality and female pleasure, as well as the first to use the word breasts in her poetry, and these are earthier than t The tanka is one of my favorite types of poem, and while I still prefer the earlier works in The Ink Dark Moon Love Poems by Ono no Komachi and Izu...


  7. says:

    Edit to add Book Riot 15 Read Harder Challenge Task 17 Poetry Collection I really struggled to get through my original pick for this task, so I m adding this one as a supplement because it was a surprise and a pleasure to read through which seemsin keeping with the spirit of the Challenge I was surprised I enjoyed this book as much as I did, not considering myself a poetry buff The poems were remarkably vivid for being as old as they are and translated over The book contains the Edit to add Book Riot 15 Read Harder Challenge Task 17 Poetry Collection I really struggled to get through my original pick for this task, so I m adding this one as a supplement because it was a surprise and a pleasure to read through which seemsin keeping wi...


  8. says:

    From the introduction She was equally certain that her love for him was ambivalent.Takuboku wrote A poem should be a strict report of events taking place in one s emotional life for the want of some better term a straightforward diary This means it has to be fragmentary, it ...


  9. says:

    Beautiful poetry made all themeaningful by a brief history of Akiko Yosano s life and times My Japanese is pretty rusty, but it seems like the translators did a great job of keeping both the meaning and the flow of the poems.


  10. says:

    Good book of tanka from a pretty influential woman.

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