The Ink Dark Moon. Love Poems by Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, Women of the Ancient Court of Japan

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A beautiful collection of poems by two famous poets – Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu. Both are female authors living in Heian period, a time considered golden age in Japanese court literature.

They wrote about love, religion, the nature surrounding them. They have closed their emotions and thought in the form of tanka, a traditional 31 syllable poem.

The anthology contains also an essay about japanese literature and the translation process. It also gives hints and information how to interpret some of the poems.

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ISBN

9780679729587

Liczba stron

240

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Data wydania

1990

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