Some 120 haiku by such masters as Basho, Issa, and Buson—all written about animals—are combined with the woodblock prints and paintings of the great artists as of classical Japan. The poems appear both in skillful English translation, as well as the original Japanese
Edited by Stephen Addiss with Fumiko and Akira Yamamoto
Diveded into four sections: "Walkers", "Fliers", "Crawlers", and "Swimmers". Includes an introduction with cultural background about haiku and Japanese woodblock prints, and notes on the poets and artists.
Original title: A Haiku Menagerie: Living Creatures in Poems and Prints
Genre: Poetry→ Verse→ Haiku
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