Details

Publish Date

12/26/08

# of Pages

172

Dimensions

5.7 x 8.2"

Price (Print/Ebook)

$16.95

PISBN

9781933330655

EISBN

9780893469757

The Haiku Seasons

Poetry of the Natural World (Out of Print)

Introduces haiku and its many varieties with explanations and examples: history, meaning, connection with nature, plus examples from around the world to show seasonal and non-seasonal forms. An important work now back in print, by an established expert.

"I read The Haiku Seasons with great pleasure—a really fine book."


Haruo Shirane, author of The Bridge of Dreams


"In a wonderfully lucid way, The Haiku Seasons presents the historical and modern Japanese usage of seasonal themes in poetry. It shows, as nothing else in the literature has done, the growing dialogue between poets in Japan and other countries. An extremely valuable work!"


Elizabeth Searle Lamb, retired editor of Frogpond

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About the Author(s)

William J. Higginson

William J. Higginson

Edited Haiku Magazine from 1971 to 1976, and ran the literary From Here Press, which published titles by several well-known authors, including Allen Ginsberg, Elizabeth Searle Lamb, and Ruth Stone.

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