By Edith Marcombe Shiffert, Yuki Sawa
The country of eastern poetry within the 20th century, its top of the range and individuality is obviously proven during this e-book. The creation provides a brief,lucid historical past of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on smooth poetry. The physique of the booklet is taken up with the interpretation of the paintings of forty-nine broadly acclaimed poets: free-verse poets, tanka poets, and haiku poets. on the again are notes giving illuminating biographical and literary information regarding each one poet. the distinction of the translations and the lucidity of the advent and notes make the ebook a treasure for poetry fans all over .
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In the Homereion created by Ptolemy IV in the late third century, we are told, a seated statue of Homer was surrounded by statues of the cities that claimed him. , Sat. 59. 3–7; Artem. 2). D. poet describes a late Hellenistic statue in Constantinople that shows a bee carrying a honeycomb out of Homer’s mouth (Anth. Pal. 57 Like the biographies, these tangible representations tell us that Homer was famous and influential, without trying to explain or analyze the nature of his talent. 58 Two are attributed to Plutarch.
In part his associations with mainland Greece, it says, can be accounted for by his ancestry: his grandparents come from Magnesia, his mother’s first guardian from Argos, h o m e r 27 her second from Boeotia; he traveled to Ithaca and the western Mediterranean as a young man, before his eyesight failed. 51 But primarily, the narrative is a sophisticated literary production designed to explain how a man who was largely associated with Ionia and the eastern islands came to know so much about the rest of Greece.
5 After his death, Archilochus was honored by the citizens of his native Paros as a hero. Archilochus’ ancient biographers tended to concentrate on the more destructive aspects of his surviving poetry. In their narratives and anecdotes there is little trace of the Archilochus who consoles his friend Pericles (fr. 13 W = 10 Tarditi), disdains riches (fr. 19 W = 22 Tarditi), or reveres the gods (fr. 26, 30 W = 30, 94 Tarditi). 6 The late fifth-century writer and politician Critias claimed that Archilochus was responsible for his own bad reputation: If he had not published to the Greeks such an opinion about himself, we should not have learned that he was the son of Enipo, a slave woman, nor that he left Paros because of poverty and desperation and went to Thasos, nor that after he got there he became the enemy of the inhabitants, nor indeed that he slandered friends and enemies alike.
Anthology of Modern Japanese Poetry by Edith Marcombe Shiffert, Yuki Sawa