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Awesome nightfall : the life, times, and poetry of Saigyo

Translated by William R. LaFleur

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This book captures the power of Saigyo’s poetry and this previously overlooked poet’s keen insight into the social and political world of medieval Japan.

subjects: Waka
genre: Biography/Memoir
ISBN: 9780861713226
OCLC number: 50803371
publisher: Wisdom Publications
publication place: Boston
english publication date: 2003
document type: Book
description: xiii, 173 p. : map ; 23 cm.