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Beats and Bandits: Lawson Fusao Inada and the Asian American Movement

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332735
eISBN:
9780199868148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332735.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents a spectrum of poetic responses to American Orientalism by Asian American poets in the early years of the ethnic nationalist movement. Largely forgotten poets like David Hsin‐Fu ... More


Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan

Grace E. Lavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183626
eISBN:
9780691189963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183626.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

From the opening of trade with Britain in the 1850s, Japan occupied a unique and contradictory place in the Victorian imagination, regarded as both a rival empire and a cradle of exquisite beauty. ... More


Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness

James H. Austin, M.D.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035088
eISBN:
9780262336475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035088.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book continues James Austin’s quest to clarify how meditative practices transform our states of consciousness. The book is in five parts. Part I considers how meditation can enhance creativity ... More


Belledonne

Victor Burgin

in Seeing Degree Zero: Barthes/Burgin and Political Aesthetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474431415
eISBN:
9781474465229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431415.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Victor Burgin's projection work, Belledonne (2016), which poignantly evokes the sanatorium in which Barthes lived for a number of years in his youth due to tuberculosis, is rendered in print in this ... More


Japanese Counterculture: The Antiestablishment Art of Terayama Sh ji

Steven C. Ridgely

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667529
eISBN:
9781452946801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Terayama Shūji (1935–1983) was an avant-garde Japanese poet, dramatist, film director, and photographer known for his highly provocative art. This book examines Terayama’s life and art to show that a ... More


The Song of the Hototogisu

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Masaoka Shiki’s composition of hokku which was about the hototogisu, the song of this bird sounds like it is coughing blood. On May 9, 1889, Shiki suddenly coughed blood. The ... More


Hototogisu

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Masaoka Shiki’s support for the haiku magazine Hototogisu, the first issue of which appeared on January 15, 1897. In the thirtieth year of Meiji, there were signs of a ... More


Neutral, Nuance

Thomas Baldwin

in Roland Barthes: The Proust Variations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620016
eISBN:
9781789623734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620016.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter Four explores Barthes’s work on Proust in (or across) three late texts (Comment vivre ensemble, ‘“Longtemps, je me suis couché de bonne heure”’ and La Préparation duroman I et II) in order to ... More


MEL POWELL (1923–1998)Haiku Settings (1960): Texts: English translations of traditional Japanese haiku (including by Matsuo Basho)

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0067
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter explores the work of Mel Powell through a set of miniatures which showcase his polished, distinctive writing. Beautifully presented, the score is a facsimile of the composer's bold, ... More


GEORGE ROCHBERG (1918–2005)Fantasies (1971): Text by Paul Rochberg

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0072
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter examines George Rochberg’s Fantasies, written as a present for his wife on their thirtieth wedding anniversary. A set of four haiku-like miniatures for medium voice and piano, Fantasies ... More


WILLIAM ALWYN (1905–1985)Mirages (1970): Texts by the composer

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter looks at William Alwyn’s cycle Mirages. It argues that Alwyn’s concert music should not be overlooked in light of his prolific career. After all, almost every one of the six settings of ... More


Japonisme and Minimal Existence in the Cours

in Roland Barthes at the Collège de France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318436
eISBN:
9781846317866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318436.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Roland Barthes' lectures at the Collège de France titled Cours. It explains that in this lecture Barthes described haiku as leading to an aesthetic experience which overcomes ... More


Tender Taxes and Other Departures

Charlie Louth

in Rilke: The Life of the Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198813231
eISBN:
9780191893377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813231.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The poems 1922–1926 are a body of work that has not received as much attention as it should. The most significant development is that Rilke, partly under the influence of Valéry whom he continued to ... More


The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Donald Keene

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Rather than resist the vast social and cultural changes sweeping Japan in the nineteenth century, the poet Masaoka Shiki (1867–1902) instead incorporated new Western influences into his country’s ... More


The Pre-Raphaelite Haiku

Grace E. Lavery

in Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183626
eISBN:
9780691189963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183626.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter narrates the establishment of Japanese-style haiku poetry as the definitive genre of exquisite aestheticism within English-language verse, a position that haiku has occupied since the ... More


Basho, the Haiku Poet

James H. Austin

in Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035088
eISBN:
9780262336475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035088.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the haiku poetry of Basho from the standpoint of its avian influences and from the perspectives of multiple literary authorities.


The Morning Glory

Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

in Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume I: Zen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520269194
eISBN:
9780520959613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269194.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In this essay, D. T. Suzuki uses the famous haiku by Chiyo concerning the morning glory flower to analyze the relationship between poetry, affect, and Buddhist awakening.


Yeats’s Asias: Modernism, Orientalism, Anti-orientalism

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730004
eISBN:
9780226730288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730288.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter argues that Yeats, whose poetry engages West, South, and East Asian cultures, should be rethought as both orientalist and anti-orientalist. On the one hand, some poems, such as “The ... More


Shiki the Novelist

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Masaoka Shiki’s shift of interest from poetry to novels (shōsetsu). Shiki had only just about acquired the confidence he needed to compose haiku that were distinctly his own ... More


Cathay and the Way Thither

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Masaoka Shiki’s career as a journalist. Shiki became a regular member of staff working on the newspaper Nippon on December 1 1892. His poetic account of the journey he had ... More


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