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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Unlike most Japanese linked verse, which was normally written in a single session, the two sequences of "Momosumomo" were composed by letters exchanged between Buson and Kito over a period of several months.
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. In the third chapter he explores the relation of houses to versions of nature found in gardens, noting the bringing of flowers into the dwelling with the invention of the tokonoma in the Muromachi period, and describing the cultural role of flowers in Edo life.
I feel the same sadness in the plentiful primary colors of Yukiko's poems." -- Akiko Ishimaru roses, you must be (a linked verse) 1) clusters of blooming roses boast petals within petals close inspection reveals the mystery of each petal's inscrutable face 2) roses are cool and valiant in winter I love the haughtiness of summer roses that blossom in shorter, more brilliant lives 3) last night's dream found me in the rose garden surround with no way out I madly scattered red roses petal after petal to the wind 4) each summer goes by reminding me of how I love the strong boasting rose more than the fragile china park that is miserable at heart 5) yellow roses, you must be yellow forever and red roses, you must be red, red, red to the death
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.
Organizers said they awarded this year's Japan Foundation Award to Makoto Ooka, who had been involved in the development of ''renshi (linked verse).'' The award presented at a Tokyo hotel is shared by Gerald Curtis, a political science professor at New York's Columbia University and a key U.S.
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.
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.
Mansvelt Beck, "'Ik' zei de gek, 'I' Mencius, 'I' Laozi, 'Zhuang Zhou' Zhuangzi"; Sato Masayuki, "The Development of Pre-Qin Conceptual Terms and their Incorporation into Xunzi's Thought"; Tiziana Lippiello, "Interpreting Written Riddles: A Typical Chinese Way of Divination"; Ad Dudink, "The Poem Loajun bianhua wuji jing: Introduction, Summary, Text and Translation"; Jan De Meyer, "Linked Verse and Linked Faiths: An Inquiry into the Social Circle of an Eminent Tang Dynasty Master"; Barend J.
The same qualities, however, are present in Japanese prose of the 17th century and in the renga (linked verse) of the 15th century.
In the 1970s o^Ooka began experimenting with linked verse (renga), in which several poets contribute verses to a single poem.