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Issa and the Meaning of Animals: A Buddhist Poet's Perspective Paperback – August 7, 2014
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About the Author
David G. Lanoue is a professor of English at Xavier University of Louisiana. He is a cofounder of the New Orleans Haiku Society, an associate member of the Haiku Foundation, and president of the Haiku Society of America. His books include translations (Issa’s Best: A Translator’s Selection of Master Haiku and Cup-of-Tea Poems; Selected Haiku of Kobayashi Issa), criticism (Pure Land Haiku: The Art of Priest Issa), and a series of "haiku novels": Haiku Guy, Laughing Buddha, Haiku Wars, Frog Poet and Dewdrop World. Some of his books have appeared in French, German, Spanish, Bulgarian, Serbian and Japanese editions. He maintains The Haiku of Kobayashi Issa website, for which he translated 10,000 of Issa’s haiku.
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(c) mtbee 2017.04.03.23.53
Excellent timely book to move discussions
forward regarding animal rights.
Issa speaks in a unique way
David Fraser, Professor
Animal Welfare Program
University of British Columbia