Two Hundred Poem Sequences: The Entō Onhyakushu and Keiun

Two Hundred Poem Sequences: The Entō Onhyakushu and Keiun Hyakushu [Ebook] ➤ Two Hundred Poem Sequences: The Entō Onhyakushu and Keiun Hyakushu By T.E. McAuley – Thomashillier.co.uk The hyakushu uta hundred poem sequence , or hyakushu for short, as its name suggests, was a series of one hundred poems composed by a single poet A poet might decide to compose one hundred poems all a The Poem Sequences: The Entō PDF or hyakushu uta Poem Sequences: Kindle ´ hundred poem sequence , or hyakushu for short, as its name suggests, was a series of one hundred poems composed by a single poet A poet might decide to compose one hundred poems all at once on the same topic as a test of skill and stamina Two Hundred MOBI :↠ or, he or she might select one hundred poems from amongst his or her previous works as a demonstration of their talent Hundred poem sequences could be for personal consumption, for presentation to a experienced poet for criticism and advice, or presented as gifts to superiors This book contains two hundred Hundred Poem Sequences: eBook ✓ poem sequences, Ent onhyakushu by emperor Gotoba r , dating from the early s, and Keiun hyakushu, by the monk Keiun , from a century or so later Both are by poets renowned for their skills, but have different characteristics Ent onhyakushu reflects the immediate circumstances and environment in which Gotoba found himself at the time, and so is an example of a poet s response to his situation Keiun hyakushu is a demonstration of the poet s skills and a considered exercise in anthologizing Both, however, contain many fine individual poems and reflect the styles of waka of their time The poems are presented in romanised transcription and English translation, and accompanied by annotations to provide readers with background information about the poetic expressions, persons and locations they mention There is also an introduction covering the hundred poem sequence as a poetic form, biographies of Gotoba and Keiun, and the circumstances in which they composed these sequences.


7 thoughts on “Two Hundred Poem Sequences: The Entō Onhyakushu and Keiun Hyakushu

  1. Michael Michael says:

    First class scholarship by Tom McAuley Well annotated translations of two poetic sequences Clusters of poems linked by thematic links between poems Translator s notes include translations of dozensfrom canonic poems My only bugbear is his use of Tis, a bit of Victoriana Away with such relics


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