linked verse

Related to linked verse: Renga, Hyakuin renga

linked′ verse′


n.
a Japanese verse form in which stanzas of three lines alternating with stanzas of two lines are composed by two or more poets in alternation.
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In the second chapter, Shirane looks at the influence of seasonal associations on visual arts in the Heian period, especially clothing and painting, and then moves on to discuss linked verse.
What resulted are sequences that demonstrate not only the unpredictability and surprise that is customary in haikai linked verse but also a level of restraint and subtlety that is unmatched in other haikai of this period.
Although this quality of elusiveness is typical of all linked verse to some extent, the "Momosumomo" sequences are especially good examples; and the poets' letters offer us unique insight into the kinds of negotiations that were central to the composition of these complex, collaborative works.
She looks at his role in the revival of Matsuo Basho (1644-94), his endeavors with linked verse and haikai painting, and his reception in the modern world.
On his travels Basho^O also met local poets and competed with them in composing the linked verse (renga), an art in which he so excelled that some critics believe his renga were his finest work.
During the middle of the sixteenth century, this form split into the seventeen-syllable haiku and linked verse (renga), the former a humorous, sometimes bawdy, type of epigram.
It developed from haikai, a form of linked verse popular in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Qui (Japanese, Vassar College) explains how Japanese poets adapted the Chinese Daoist classics, particularly the Zhuangzi during the 17th century, a movement that contributed to the transformation of haikai, the comic linked verse that gave birth to the modern haiku, from an entertaining pastime to a serious art.
He also wrote Tsukuba mondo^O(1372), a scholarly treatise on linked verse, and contributed numerous poems to such collections as Kyushu mondo^O (1376) and Gumon kenchu (1363).
In the 1970s o^Ooka began experimenting with linked verse (renga), in which several poets contribute verses to a single poem.
Renga poems, a chain of short linked verses, are written communally in small groups and are based on the haiku form of Japanese poetry.
Renga poems - short linked verses - will be read and written communally during the events.