Author: Yoshimasu Gozo
Anyone who has ever heard the extraordinary Yoshimasu Gozo’s mesmerizing readings will never forget him. Yoshimasu breaks away from linear pseudorealism to offer a range of alternative voices and models which challenge our postmodernist passivity.
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.