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Author Name:    BRINGHURST, Robert. TSE, Yim, calligraphy.

Title:   Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music. First Edition, paperback.

Publisher:    McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1986, ISBN:0771016611 

Seller ID:   107794

BRINGHURST, Robert. Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music. With calligraphy by YimTse. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (8),[9 ]-127,(1). 8vo, illustrated brown card covers with white lettering to frontcover and spine. "'Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music' is a dazzling new colle ction of poems, once again revealing the breadth of Bringhurst's social andhistorical conscience, the depth of his linguistic magic, and his passiona te intelligencee and craft. This is Bringhurst's twelfth book of poems and his first major collection since 'The Beauty of the Weapons'." - from the rear cover. Includes: I: The Book of Silences: "Parsvanatha", "Uddalaka Aruni: A Song for the Weavers", "Nagarjuna", "Wang Bi", "Sengzhao", "Bodhidharma", "Jizang", "Saraha", "Saraha's Excuse for Beginners"; "Baizhang Huaihai", "Han Shan", "Linji Yixuan", "Nanquan Puyuan", "Danzia Zichun", "Hong Zicheng", "Jakushitsu", "Hakuin". II: The Lyell Island Variations: "Larix Lyallii", "Thin Man Washing", "Absence of the Heart", "The Reader", "The Starlight Is Getting Steadily Dimmer", The Long and the Short of It", "Riddle". III: Gifts & Presences: "Sutra of the Heart", "Thirty Words", "Rubus Ursinus:A Prayer for the Blackberry Harvest", "Sunday Morning", "For the Bones of Josef Mengele". IV: Tending the Fire. V: The Blue Roofs of Japan. VI: Thinking & Talking: A Prose Caboose: "Breathing through the Feet: An Autobiographical Meditation", "Vietnamese New Year in the Polish Friendship Centre". Light shelfwear, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 25.00


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