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From early because the 7th century as much as the current day, no different has had such a lot of vital girls poets as Japan.

during this assortment (originally released by way of The Seabury Press in 1977 as The Burning Heart, Kenneth Rexroth and Ikuko Atsumi have assembled consultant works of seventy-seven poets. Staring with the Classical interval (645-1604 A.D.), characterised by means of the wanka and tanka styles,followed via haiku poets of the Tokugawa interval (to 1867), the following glossy tanka and haiku poets,and together with the modern college of unfastened verse―Women Poets of Japan files twelve hundred years of poetic accomplishment. integrated are biographical notes at the person poets, an essay on jap ladies and literature, and a desk of historic sessions.

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