By Steven D. Carter
One of the easiest scholar-translators within the box offers a range of writings through Tonna (1289--1372), a superb medieval Buddhist poet-monk, little or no of whose paintings has been translated before. Tonna was once considered as the prime Nijo¯ poet of his day and used to be often called one of many 4 Deva Kings of the Waka. This anthology includes translations of 134 uta, sixteen linked-verse couplets, and choices from a prose narrative, From a Frog on the backside of a Well, in addition to an advent and explanatory notes, a thesaurus of significant names and locations, and a listing of assets for the poems.
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Just Living: Poems and Prose of the Japanese Monk Tonna (Translations from the Asian Classics) by Steven D. Carter