For the fighting spirit of the walnut

ISBN: 9780811217484, 0811217485
OCLC Number: 181140039
Material Type: Poetry
Document Type: Book
Author: Takashi Hiraide
Translator: Sawako Nakayasu
Language: en
Publisher: New Directions
Publication Place: New York
English Publication Date: 2008
Notes: Japanese title: Kurumi no seni no tame ni. Back-to-back English/Japanese texts, with two title pages.
Abstract: Divided into 111 electrifying sections, Takashi Hiraide's For the Fighting Spirit of the Walnut is a mix of detailed scientific observations, poetics, narrative, autobiography, rhetorical experiments, hyper-realistic images, and playful linguistic subversions - all scored with the precision of a mathematical-musical structure.