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Zen Haiku: Poems and Letters of Natsume Soseki Paperback – Oct 1994


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Weatherhill (October 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0834803240
  • ISBN-13: 978-0834803244
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 11.4 x 13.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 23 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,616,049 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Amazon.com: HASH(0xa06594b0) out of 5 stars 2 reviews
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HASH(0xa0633a44) out of 5 stars Soseki Takes a Haiku April 22 2006
By Crazy Fox - Published on Amazon.com
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We really get to see a different side of the great novelist Natsume Soseki in this compact little volume. The haiku are refreshing, often whimsical with a light touch of humor. A few thematize Zen ("Emptiness, no holiness, Bodhidharma's statue: Daffodils in the water" p. 107), some thematize Buddhism more generally ("Buddha Nature, if compared, Must be this White bell-flower" p.96), but most, while good, do kind of leave you wondering what is specifically "Zen" about them, but no matter. A real surprise though were the examples of Soseki's paintings and calligraphy; I knew he dabbled with watercolor painting but had little idea he was this accomplished in traditional East Asian art forms in this manner. These add a real nice touch to an artistically arranged book that can still fit in your pocket and travel along wherever you happen to go.
HASH(0xa066c9e4) out of 5 stars I don't think that the translation is good, but Feb. 27 2015
By Yoshikatsu Igarashi - Published on Amazon.com
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I have been looking for this book so long time. I don't think that the translation is good, but , in a sense, 3-line-haiku is valuable.


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