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Author Sato, Hiroaki, 1942-
Title On haiku / Hiroaki Sato.
Publication Info. New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2018.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  809.1 S    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 294 pages ; 21 cm
Series New Directions paperbook ; NDP1426
New Directions paperbook ; NDP1426.
Note "First published as a New Directions Paperbook (NDP) in 2018"--Title page verso.
Contents Preface -- Note and Acknowledgments -- Haiku Talk: From Bashō to J.D. Salinger -- What Is Haiku? Serious and Playful Aspects -- Haiku and Zen: Association and Dissociation -- Hearn, Bickerton, Hubbell: Translation and Definition -- White Quacks and Whale Meat: Bashō's Kasen, "The Sea Darkens" -- Renga and Assassination: The Cultured Warlord Akechi Mitsuhide -- Issa and Hokusai -- From Wooden Clogs to the Swimsuit: Women in Haikai and Haiku -- The Haiku Reformer Shiki: How Important Is His Haiku? -- The "Gun-Smoke" Haiku Poet Hasegawa Sosei -- From the 2.26 Incident to the Atomic Bombs: Haiku During the Asia-Pacific War -- "Haiku Poet Called a Hooker": Suzuki Shizuko -- "Gendai Haiku": What Is It? -- Mitsuhashi Takajo: Some Further Explication -- Mishima Yukio and Hatano Sōha -- Outré Haiku of Katō Ikuya -- In the Cancer Ward: Tada Chimako -- Receiving a Falconer's Haibun -- Through the Looking Glass -- Glossary of Terms -- Glossary of Names.
Note Some parallel texts in English and Japanese.
Subject Haiku -- History and criticism.
Haiku -- Translations into English.
Japanese poetry -- History and criticism.
Haiku, American -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- Japanese influences.
Added Title Essays. Selections
ISBN 9780811227414 (paperback ; alk. paper)
0811227413 (paperback ; alk. paper)