Japanese poetry

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On Knowing Oneself Too Well: Selected Poems of Ishikawa Takuboku
1.  On Knowing Oneself Too Well: Selected Poems of Ishikawa Takuboku by Takuboku Ishikawa
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  "A beautiful and comprehensive collection of this vital poet."
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Modern Japanese Tanka (Modern Asian Literature Series)
2.  Modern Japanese Tanka (Modern Asian Literature Series) by Makoto Ueda
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  "An exciting collection with terrific translations."
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Takuboku: Poems to Eat
3.  Takuboku: Poems to Eat by Takuboku Ishikawa
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  "Excellent, pointed idiomatic translations"
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Basho: The Complete Haiku
4.  Basho: The Complete Haiku by Jane Reichhold
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  "A really great and lovingly translated collection."
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Salad Anniversary
5.  Salad Anniversary by Machi Tawara
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  "Excellent contemporary tanka in good translations."
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Tangled Hair: Selected Tanka from Midaregami (Japanese Edition)
6.  Tangled Hair: Selected Tanka from Midaregami (Japanese Edition) by Akiko Yosano
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  "A good scholarly translation of a great poet."
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The Ink Dark Moon: Love Poems by Onono Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, Women of the Ancient Court of Japan (Vintage Classics)
7.  The Ink Dark Moon: Love Poems by Onono Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, Women of the Ancient Court of Japan (Vintage Classics) by Jane Hirshfield
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  "Ancient poems made immediate in Hirshfield's translations."
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100 Poems from the Japanese
8.  100 Poems from the Japanese by Kenneth Rexroth
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  "A perenial classic."
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Romaji Diary and Sad Toys (Tuttle Classics)
9.  Romaji Diary and Sad Toys (Tuttle Classics) by Takuboku Ishikawa
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  "A translation of Takuboku's brilliant and beautiful diary, plus his posthumous volume of tanka poetry."
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From the Country of Eight Islands: An Anthology of Japanese Poetry
10.  From the Country of Eight Islands: An Anthology of Japanese Poetry by Burton Watson
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  "The best anthology of Japanese poetry in English translation."
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Written on the Sky: Poems from the Japanese (New Directions Paperbook)
11.  Written on the Sky: Poems from the Japanese (New Directions Paperbook) by Eliot Weinberger
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  "A collection of Rexroth's peerless translations."
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Modern Japanese Literature: From 1868 to the Present Day
12.  Modern Japanese Literature: From 1868 to the Present Day by Donald Keene
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  "One of many valuable works of Japanese translation and commentary by Donald Keene."
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Red Lights Shakko: Selected Tanka Sequences from Shakko
13.  Red Lights Shakko: Selected Tanka Sequences from Shakko by Mokichi Saitō
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  "Excellent scholarly translations of this great modern tanka poet."
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White Letter Poems
14.  White Letter Poems by Fumi Saitō
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Triumph of the Sparrow: Zen Poems of Shinkichi Takahashi
15.  Triumph of the Sparrow: Zen Poems of Shinkichi Takahashi by Shinkichi Takahashi
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  "A Zen monk and a French Dadaist walk into a bar . . ."
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Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death
16.  Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death by Yoel Hoffmann
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One Man's Moon: Expanded Edition: Poems by Basho and Other Japanese Poets
17.  One Man's Moon: Expanded Edition: Poems by Basho and Other Japanese Poets by Cid Corman
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