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Título: Disappearance of the Butterfly (Asian Poetry...
Editorial: Katydid Books, Santa Fe
Año de publicación: 1994
Condición del libro: Near Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine
Edición: First Edition.
Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Ownership signature of Canadian writer Greg Gatenby to flyleaf. Loosely inserted Complimentary card from Takashi Tsujii. Asian Poetry in Translation Series: Japan #16. A good clean copy. N° de ref. de la librería 003040
Sinopsis: Poetry. Asian Studies. Translated from the Japanese by Janine Beichman. "One of Ooka's virtues was that he was not an intellectual, someone who has forgotten that human beings are more important than ideas, that human beings take priorityover everything. This poet knows, in the deepest sense, that human relationships rest on the relation of human beings to nature and to the universe. It is not difficult to see traces of the surrealist influence that colores Ooka's youth. But in contrast to many other Japanese poets, Ooka was never a blind worshipper of anything imported. Ooka is convinced that only when you approach actuality from two mutually opposing sides can you get a glimpse of its entirety. Rather than pantheism, the undercurrent of Ooka's poetry is paneroticism and it is that which saves him from indulging in conceptualization." Fromthe preface by Tanikawa Shuntaro.
Idioma: Text: English (translation)
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