The Haiku Anthology
The Haiku Anthology



Originally a Japanese form that flourished in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, haiku has recently experienced tremendous growth in popularity in the English language. The Haiku Anthology, first published in 1974, is a landmark work in modern haiku, honoring a genre of poetry that celebrates simplicity, emotion, and imagery--in which only a few words convey worlds of mystery and meaning. This third edition, now completely revised and updated, comprises 850 haiku and senryu (a related genre, usually humorous and concerned with human nature) written in English by 89 poets, including the top haiku writers of the American past and present. A new foreword details developments since the publication of the last edition.

Title The Haiku Anthology
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Title First Published 01 November 2000
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 432 p.
ISBN-10 0393321185
ISBN-13 9780393321180
Publication Date 01 November 2000
Main content page count 432
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $16.95
 


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