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READ É East Window Poems from Asia â [Reading] ➬ East Window Poems from Asia ➳ W.S. Merwin – Connecfloor.co.uk Gathered in this volume are translations and versions of poems and aphorisms from Asian languages as varied as Urdu Chinese Sanskrit Japanese Persian and Vietnamese Included are poems by some of the w Gathered in thisT Japanese Persian and Vietnamese Included are poems by some of the world's greatest writers deeply influential poets such as Rumi Tu Fu Li Po and Muso Soseki beautifully brought forward by one of the century's most celebrated poet.

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  • Caroline

    READ É East Window Poems from Asia East Window Poems from AsiaThe poems are taken from four other books Selected Translations 1948 1968 Asian Figures Selected Translations 1968 1978 and Sun at Midnight Merwin starts by making it clear that he knows no Asian languages and so had to depend on other translations for the Figures see below and informants The first section includes poets ranging from the famous to the unknown from a wide variety of Asian countries Rumi Tu Fu Li Po Ghalib Tran Te Xuong The second section my favorite presents dozens of aphorismsepigrams from Korea Japan China Malasia the Philippines and Myanmar 'Burmese’ here Merwin calls these ‘figures’ The final section is a selection of poems by Muso Soseki born 1275 a Buddhist monk garden designer teacher and poetA few of the figuresGet out of the gameto watch itFull of dangeras an egg pyramidJapaneseWhen you’ve died onceyou know


  • Sarah

    READ É East Window Poems from Asia East Window Poems from AsiaI love Merwin’s poetry and his translations He is so deeply invested in poetry His voice is singular This is a book of old Asian poems that he had help rendering into English The best part of the book is the ‘Asian Figures’ section a collection of short epigramssayingsaphorisms from different countries They are striking and memorable and often funnySays yes when nobody asked LaosIf you can’t smiledon’t open a shop ChinaIf it’s


  • R.

    READ É East Window Poems from Asia East Window Poems from AsiaThis omnibus edition collects Merwin's Selected Translations Asian Figures and Sun at Midnight poems by Muso Soseki The selected translations were OK and Sun at Midnight was an illuminating tour de force but the real fun the true joy was found by me in Asian Figures which featured at grandma's knee proverbs cartoonishly silly sayings robustly mordant observations and headscratch zen riddles translated from the Japanese Chinese Malaysian and other Oriental cultures I could've done without the introductions I tire of translators telling me the tricks of their trade except in the case of the Soseki where I a humble gaijin learned yes a bit of interesting Japanese history and tidbits on stone sculpture pebble placement garden architecture Ah so


  • Simon

    READ É East Window Poems from Asia East Window Poems from AsiaThese probably aren't technically translations Merwin doesn't know the languages involved so he either worked with people who did or consulted former translations Why I'm OK with him doing that but am decidedly not with Stephen Mitchell I'm not entirely sure Most likely it's because Merwin has a poet's voice and Mitchell doesn't T


  • James

    READ É East Window Poems from Asia East Window Poems from Asiafinally found it used in Aardvarka happy little bstore in the castro Very Nice