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 is a poet, translator, and journalist, as well as an adjunct professor at UMASS Amherst. The winner of the PEN translation prize and the former president of the Haiku Society of America. He lives in New York City.
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