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Published in [Tokyo .
Written in English


  • Japanese poetry -- Translations into English,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Japanese

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Edition Notes

Statement[Translated by] Graeme Wilson.
ContributionsWilson, Graeme, 1919-
The Physical Object
Pagination[14] p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19754636M

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About Cat Town. Modernist poet Sakutarō Hagiwara’s first published book, Howling at the Moon, shattered conventional verse forms and transformed the poetic landscape of chevreschevalaosta.com of its poems were removed on order of the Ministry of the Interior for “disturbing social customs.”. Sakutarō Hagiwara (1 November - 11 May ) was a writer of free-style verse, active in Taishō and early Showa period Japan. He liberated Japanese free verse from the grip of traditional rules, and he is considered the “father of modern colloquial poetry in Japan”. Sakutarō Hagiwara (–) was born in Maebashi, Gunma, the eldest of six children. His father was a successful physician, and Hagiwara enjoyed a sheltered and pampered childhood. At age fifteen he discovered literature and began writing classical tanka verse and publishing in literary chevreschevalaosta.com: New York Review Books. Hagiwara Sakutarō (–) is a seminal figure in modern Japanese literature who broke traditional poetic forms in favor of a free verse style that mixed literary and everyday diction with intense imagery, deep philosophy, and various verbal distortions. An accomplished mandolin player, Hagiwara was the author of six books of poetry, as well as collections of essays and aphorisms.