- 186 pages
- Renku Reckoner
- John Carley
- 09 September 2018 John Carley
Descriptions, Seasonal Schemas, Appraisals And Examples Of Twelve Traditional And Modern Renku Forms, From The 36 Verse Kasen To The 4 Verse Yotsumono 19 Chapters On Renku Theory And Practice, Including A Series Of Carefully Constructed Exercises.Carley S Reputation As A Leading Theorist In English Language Renku Is The Result Of 15 Years Work, During Which Time He Led Hundreds Of Linked Verse Sequences And Translated A Significant Number Of Edo Period Kasen This Book Is The Culmination Of Those Efforts.In Addition To Reworked And Expanded Versions Of Previously Published Articles, Renku Reckoner Contains Several New Chapters Expounding The Author S Latest Arguments, As Well As A Dozen Complete Poems, Some Never Before Published, Including A New Translation Of The Basho School Kasen Purveyors Of Verse Shi Akindo, 1682.
John Carley was from the Pennine hill country of northern England A linked verse specialist, he led or participated in hundreds of collaborations, in differing languages, and, with his colleague Eiko Yachimoto, translated a number of classic works from the Japanese.