Face at the Bottom of the World and Other Poems. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed by Wilson the artist

By: SAKUTARO, Hagiwara WILSON, Graeme WILSON, York

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SAKUTARO, Hagiwara. Face at the Bottom of the World and Other Poems. Translated by Graeme WILSON. Rutland : Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1969). Pp. [1]-83,(1). Illustrated with paintings by York WILSON. Sm. 8vo, handmade paperover boards with silver lettering to spine, title block to front cover. Sa kutaro Hagiwara (b. November 1, 1886, Maebashi, Gumma, Japan - d. May 11, 1942, Tokyo). "Hagiwara Sakutaro is generally recognized in Japan as the best poet to have emerged since contact was re-established with the outside world. His work represents the astonishing achievement in the poetic field ofthe general Meiji endeavor to blend 'Western learning with the Japanese sp irit.' He, and perhaps he alone, has successfully combined the lyric intensity characteristic of the short forms of traditional Japanese poetry with that freedom of length, form and rhythm which characterizes the poetry of the West..." -fromt he dj. Illustrations by Canadian artist York Wilson. Verygood in slightly edgeworn dustjacket with small stain to rear. Signed with out inscription by Wilson the artist on flyleaf. 40.00

Title: Face at the Bottom of the World and Other Poems. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed by Wilson the artist

Author Name: SAKUTARO, Hagiwara WILSON, Graeme WILSON, York

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, 1969,:

Seller ID: 76338

Keywords: POETRY JAPAN LITERATURE ART JAPANESE POETS VERSE LITERARY,