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Two Hundred Poem Sequences ➹ [Reading] ➻ Two Hundred Poem Sequences By T.E. McAuley ➮ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk The hyakushu uta ‘hundred poem seuence’ or hyakushu for short as its name suggests was a series of one hundred poems composed by a single poet A poet might decide to compose one hundred poems all The hyakushu uta ‘hundred poem seuence’ or hyakushu for short as its name suggests was a series of one hundred poems composed by a single poet A poet might decide to compose one hundred poems all at once on the same topic as a test of skill and stamina; or he or she might select one hundred poems from amongst his or her previous works as a Two Hundred ePUB í demonstration of their talent Hundred poem seuences could be for personal consumption for presentation to a experienced poet for criticism and advice or presented as gifts to superiors This book contains two hundred poem seuences Entō onhyakushu by emperor Gotoba ; r dating from the early s and Keiun hyakushu by the monk Keiun from a century or so later Both are by poets renowned for their skills but have different characteristics Entō onhyakushu reflects the immediate circumstances and environment in which Gotoba found himself at the time and so is an example of a poet’s response to his situation; Keiun hyakushu is a demonstration of the poet’s skills and a considered exercise in anthologizing Both however contain many fine individual poems and reflect the styles of waka of their time The poems are presented in romanised transcription and English translation and accompanied by annotations to provide readers with background information about the poetic expressions persons and locations they mention There is also an introduction covering the hundred poem seuence as a poetic form biographies of Gotoba and Keiun and the circumstances in which they composed these seuences.


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  1. Michael Michael says:

    First class scholarship by Tom McAuley Well annotated translations of two poetic seuences Clusters of poems linked by thematic links between poems Translator’s notes include translations of dozens from canonic poems My only bugbear is his use of ‘Tis a bit of Victoriana Away with such relics


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