Adding to the quality of this book is the inclusion of beautiful artwork and calligraphy.
Whether you are a teacher, a student, a writer or a reader who has an interest in haiku, this book belongs on your shelf.
This haiku is found in the book, _1020 Haiku in Translation: the Heart of Basho, Buson and Issa_.
This book had been recommended, but I was very much disappointed with the translations it offers.
The use of kireji (cut marker) is arbitrary and the renditions of the... Read more
As the title suggests, the authors of this book chose 1,020 haiku written by the Japanese masters Basho, Buson and Issa and translated them accurately so as to give the reader the... Read morePublished on September 11, 2012 by Gail G. Jolley
This is the best volume of translated haiku I have ever seen. I join in singing the praises of this book along with the other reviewers. Read morePublished on February 11, 2010 by Richard C. Stclair