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A 1000 Steps and More: Selected Poems and Prose, 1964-1984 (Asian Poetry in Translation Japan No 8) Gozo Yoshimasu

A 1000 Steps and More: Selected Poems and Prose, 1964-1984 (Asian Poetry in Translation Japan No 8)

Gozo Yoshimasu

Published July 28th 1987
ISBN : 9780942668100
Paperback
184 pages
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Poetry. Asian Studies. Translated from the Japanese by Richard Arno and others. Anyone who has ever heard the extraordinary Yoshimasu Gozos mesmerizing readings will never forget him. Yoshimasu breaks away from linear pseudorealism to offer a rangeMorePoetry. Asian Studies. Translated from the Japanese by Richard Arno and others. Anyone who has ever heard the extraordinary Yoshimasu Gozos mesmerizing readings will never forget him. Yoshimasu breaks away from linear pseudorealism to offer a range of alternative voices and models which challenge our postmodernist passivity--souls running/running genealogy of a scream/this hell/I confess precisely/from Shinjuku to Kanda/when this paper touches air it burns. It cuts suddenly like a searchlight, which, turning, reveals some of pride-hungry postwar Japans most seductive fantasies--from the introduction by Iijima Koichi.