Author: Tada Chimako
From a Woman of a Distant Land
Forest of eyes : selected poems of Tada Chimako
One of Japan’s most important modern poets, Tada Chimako (1930-2003) gained prominence in her native country for her sensual, frequently surreal poetry and fantastic imagery. This title presents a selection from Tada’s extraordinary oeuvre, including nontraditional free verse, poems in the traditional forms of tanka and haiku, and prose poems.
Moonstone woman : selected poems and prose
A play of mirrors : eight major poets of modern Japan
Translated by 15 leading scholars and poets. Ooka and Fitzsimmons present a vivid sample of the works of eight of the foremost contemporary Japanese poets born between 1919 and 1939. An invaluable introduction for students and scholars with clear, incisive introductions to each selection.