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One Hundred Poets One Poem Each


Author , Published by Penguin Classics ISBN 9780141395937 EAN 9780141395937 Bic Code Cover Paperback

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‘Hyakunin Isshu’ is the most famous and popular collection of Japanese poetry, and the first work of Japanese literature ever to be translated into English. Compiled in the 14th century, the book is a collection of one hundred waka poems (a precursor of haiku), dating back to the 7th century.