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Visiting Shiki’s House

March 2002 WHC Shiki Celebrations: Essay – Susumu Takiguchi WHC MASAOKA SHIKI CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS Visiting Shiki’s House Susumu Takiguchi Uguisu-dani is a small station on the Yamanote Railway Line, five stops and due north from Tokyo Station. On the map, … Continue reading

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In the Aftermath of Shiki’s Fireworks

July 2002  WHC Shiki Celebrations: Essay Shiki’s Fireworks by – Susumu Takiguchi WHC MASAOKA SHIKI CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS In the Aftermath of Shiki’s Fireworks John E. Carley, Ed. (UK)  Darkness. And the nature thereof: wonderment… or regret? When the last firework … Continue reading

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Shiki’s Fireworks

July 2002  WHC Shiki Celebrations: Essay – Susumu Takiguchi WHC MASAOKA SHIKI CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS Shiki’s Fireworks, a note from Susumu Takiguchi This text is extracted from the introduction to the fifth strand of the Masaoka Shiki On-line Joint Translation Project. … Continue reading

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Enquiring Mind and Collapsing Body

November 2001  WHC Celebrations – Shiki Masaoka Centenary WHC Translation Project of Haiku Poems by Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) Part 3, Essay 4 Enquiring Mind and the Collapsing Body Shiki’s Poem on the Snow by Susumu Takiguchi byochu-yuki (maegaki=foreword, snow seen … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gift

November 2001  WHC Celebrations – Shiki Masaoka Centenary WHC Translation Project of Haiku Poems by Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) Part 2 Masaoka Shiki Haiku Poems: Project (2) The Ultimate Gift – ototoi no hechima no mizu mo torazariki On-line Joint Translation … Continue reading

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Using Same Themes

May 2001 WHC Celebrations: “Using Same Themes” Centenary of the Death of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) A Study of Shiki’s Haiku Poems (2) USING SAME THEMES by Susumu Takiguchi Horyuji no chaya ni ikoite kaki kueba kane ga naru nari Horyuji (Masaoka … Continue reading

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Using Numbers in Haiku

May 2001 WHC Celebrations: “Using Numbers in Haiku” Centenary of the Death of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) A Study of Shiki’s Haiku Poems (1) USING NUMBERS IN HAIKU Susumu Takiguchi keito no ju-shi-go hon mo arinu beshi (Masaoka Shiki, at the Shiki-an … Continue reading

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Ancestral Voices: Masaoka Shiki’s Tanka

May 2001 WHC Celebrations: “Ancestral Voices” Centenary of the Death of Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902)  Ancestral Voices: Masaoka Shiki’s Tanka Pamela Ness Miller Masaoka Shiki, known for his reform of both the haiku and the tanka in early twentieth century Japan, lived … Continue reading

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Of Persimmons and Bells

WHR November 2001 WHC Translation Project of Haiku Poems by Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) Part 1 – Project 1  OF PERSIMMONS AND BELLS kaki kueba kane ga naru nari Horyuji   A Question of Interpretation Compiled and Edited by John E. … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Coin

WHR August 2001 The Other Side of the Coin: Haiku and the Harsh Realities Peter Brady For many of us, our introduction to haiku was through such masterpieces as Basho’s frog pond or Issa’s fly rubbing his forelegs and back … Continue reading

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