The Iceland by Sakutaro HagiwaraThe Iceland by Sakutaro Hagiwara

The Iceland

bySakutaro HagiwaraTranslated byHiroaki Sato

Paperback | July 1, 2014

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Hagiwara writes in the preface: “The author’s past life was that of a disconsolate iceberg that drifts and flows in the extreme regions of the northern seas. Looking at the phantom-like auroras from various spots of the iceberg, he yearned, suffered, rejoiced, sorrowed, at times getting angry with himself, as he wandered on vainly with the tides…. Above his heart were always the disconsolate clouded skies of the extreme regions, the soul-ripping winds of the Iceland howling, screaming. He wrote all that painful life and the diary of a real person in these poems.”
Hiroaki Sato was born of Japanese parents in Taiwan in 1942; his family fled back to Japan at the end of WWII, and in 1968 he moved to New York, where he has lived ever since. He is the translator of many volumes of Japanese poetry and literature. The president of the Haiku Society of America from 1979 to 1981, Sato received the Americ...
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Title:The IcelandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.1 × 6 × 0.2 inPublished:July 1, 2014Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811221601

ISBN - 13:9780811221603

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