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References: Japanese Poetry


The following reference list may be of some use to those interested in further reading or more detailed discussions in English about Japanese poetry and literary sources or their use in ukiyo-e prints:

  • Brower, R , Miner, E., Japanese Court Poetry. Stanford University Press, 1961.
  • Carpenter, J., "Ways of Reading Surimono," in: Mirviss, J., The Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono. Phoenix: Weatherhill, 1995, pp. 36-59.
  • Chiba City Museum of Art. Cultivated Gifts: Surimono of the Edo Period (1600-1868). Chiba City, 1997.
  • Forrer, M., Egoyomi and Surimono. Uithoorn: Gieben, 1979.
  • Galt, T., The Little Treasury of One Hundred People, One Poem Each. Princeton University Press, 1982.
  • Hoffman, Y., Japanese Death Poems: Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death. Rutland: Tuttle, 1986.
  • Keene, D., World Within Walls: Japanese Literature of the Pre-Modern Era, 1600-1867. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976.
  • Kenney, J.,"Translator’s Note" [plus poem translations], in: Meech-Pekarik, J., Utamaro: A Chorus of Birds. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981.
  • Keyes, R., The Art of Surimono: Privately Printed Japanese Woodblock Prints and Books in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin. New York: Sotheby's Publications, 2 vols., 1985.
  • Keyes, R., Surimono: Privately Published Japanese Prints in the Spencer Museum of Art. Tokyo: Kodansha, 1984.
  • McCullough, H., Kokin Wakashû: The First Imperial Anthology of Japanese Poetry. Stanford University Press, 1985.
  • McCullough, H., Tales of Ise: Lyrical Episodes from Tenth-Century Japan. Stanford University Press, 1968.
  • Miner, E., An Introduction to Japanese Court Poetry. Stanford University Press, 1968.
  • Miner, E., Odagiri, H., Morrell, R., The Princeton Companion to Classical Japanese Literature. Princeton University Press, 1985.
  • Mostow, J., Pictures of the Heart. The Hyakunin Isshu in Word and Image. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1996.
  • Nippon Gakujutsu Shinkôkai: The Manyôshû: The Nippon Gakujutsu Shinkôkai Translation of One Thousand Poems. New York: Columbia University Press, 1965.
  • Oseko, Toshiharu, Baishô's Haiku: Literal Translations for Those Who Wish to Read the Original Japanese Text, with Grammatical Analysis and Explanatory Notes. Tokyo: Maruzen Co., 1990.
  • Polster, E. and Marks, A., Surimono: Prints by Elbow. Washington, DC: Lovejoy Press, 1980.
  • Seidensticker, E., The Tale of Genji. New York: Knopf, 1976.
  • Uhlenbeck, C. (Ed.), The Poetic Image: The Fine Art of Surimono. Leiden: Hotei, 1987.
  • Watson, B. Kanshi: The Poetry of Ishikawa Jôzan and Other Edo-Period Poets. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990.

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