An Anthology of Traditional Japanese Poetry Competitions

An Anthology of Traditional Japanese Poetry Competitions

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The art of writing waka poems is one of the most popular literary pursuits of this nation. ... From that time on and throughout the changes of many imperial reigns, the art of the waka poem often faced the danger of extinction. ... (2) Acrostic poem (kazoe-uta): a poem which contains the name of one or more objects such as plants or animals concealed within the lines and independent of the surface meaninganbsp;...


Title:An Anthology of Traditional Japanese Poetry Competitions
Author:Setsuko Itō
Publisher: - 1991
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