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A troubled heart & other waka / Saigyō Hōshō ; translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill.

Author/Creator:
Saigyō, 1118-1190.
Standardized Title:
Poems. English & Japanese. Selections
Other Title:
Troubled heart and other waka
Publication:
[Philadelphia, Pa. : Pointed Press], 1999.
Format/Description:
Book
[42] p. : ill. ; 18 x 29 cm.
Subjects:
Waka.
Small press books.
Language:
Parallel text in Japanese and English.
Notes:
"Signed limited edition of 100 copies"--Colophon.
"These poems originally appeared in Only Companion : Japanese Poems of Love and Longing, by Sam Hamill, Shambhala Publications, 1997, and in the Virginia Quarterly Review."--P. [4].
"... designed, hand printed and bound by Tricia Treacy during all four seasons of 1999 at The University of the Arts. The Japanese version was handwritten from Romaji into Hiragana by Eriko Takahashi, and printed on a Vandercook press just as the type, composed by Michael and Winifred Bixler in Monotype Van Dijck. Calligraphic images were printed in relief from ink drawings. The paper is Kozuke, Japanese Mulberry and the cover paper is hand-dyed Fabriano."--Colophon.
Traditional Japanese binding covered in rayon over boards. Green paper label with author's name in blind inset into front cover.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Laura Jan Meyerson Poetry Fund.
RBC has copy 35.
Penn Provenance:
Hamill, Sam (autograph)
Penn Chronology:
1999
Contributor:
Hamill, Sam.
Treacy, Tricia.
Pointed Press.
Laura Jan Meyerson Poetry Fund.
OCLC:
47800698
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