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Giving people poems

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Japan’s most popular living poet, Tanikawa Shuntaro, has always been known for upsetting the apple carts of Japan’s formulaic society. Here he does it again, sacralizing poetry in its purely perfunctory forms as a gift that may be appropriate for any occasion.

japanese title: Shi o okuro to suru koto wa
genre: Poetry
ISBN: 9780935086393
OCLC number: 61532303
publisher: Tarsier Books, SARU Press International in association with Katydid Books. Distributed by University of Hawaii Press
publication place: Santa Fe, San Francisco
japanese publication date: 1991
english publication date: 2005
document type: Book
description: 63 p. ; 18 cm.
related: Asian poetry in translation