Forest of eyes : selected poems of Tada Chimako

ISBN: 9780520260504, 0520260503, 9780520260511, 0520260511
OCLC Number: 502304251
Material Type: Poetry
Document Type: Book
Author: Chimako Tada
Translator: Jeffrey Angles
Language: en
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Place: Berkeley, CA
English Publication Date: 2010
Notes: Contents: From Fireworks (1956), From The gladiator's arena (1960), From Universe of the rose (1964), From The town of mirrors, or forest of eyes (1968), From A false record of ages (1971), From The four-faced path (1975), From A spray of water : Tanka (1975), From Lotophagi (1980), From Ceremonial fire (1986), From Along the riverbank (1998), From The land of the Long River (2000), From A souvenir of wind : Haiku (2003), From Upon breaking the seal (2004), From Person of the playful star : Tanka (2005).
Abstract: One of Japan's most important modern poets, Tada Chimako (1930-2003) gained prominence in her native country for her sensual, frequently surreal poetry and fantastic imagery. This title presents a selection from Tada's extraordinary oeuvre, including nontraditional free verse, poems in the traditional forms of tanka and haiku, and prose poems.