Review Essay: robin d. gill. "Octopussy, Dry Kidney & Blue Spots: Dirty Themes from 18-19c Japanese Poems", and "Mad in Translation: A Thousand Years of Kyōka, Comic Japanese Poetry in the Classic Waka Mode"
Creators:Kern, Adam L.
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Publisher:The Ohio State University
Citation:Early Modern Japan: An Interdisciplinary Journal v. 17 (2009), p. 22-37
Argues that robin d. gill’s “paraverse” translation volumes of Edo-period comic poetry―/Octopussy/ (on dirty /senryū /known as /bareku/) and /Mad in Translation/ (on /kyôka/)―while wonderfully eccentric and not punctiliously scholarly, nevertheless contribute to Edo studies.
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