Even in translation, [Hiraide’s] fine poetry really shines. At times I am reminded of T.S. Eliot.

—Kenzaburo Oe

Winner of a PEN Translation Fund Award: A lyrical, supercharged, dizzying collection in a unique bilingual format: like two halves of the walnut, the English text meets the Japanese half-way

For The Fighting Spirit Of The Walnut

Poetry by Takashi Hiraide

Translated by Sawako Nakayasu

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Paperback (published June 1, 2008)

ISBN
9780811217484
Price US
17.95
Price CN
20
Trim Size
7x7
Page Count
144

Even in translation, [Hiraide’s] fine poetry really shines. At times I am reminded of T.S. Eliot.

—Kenzaburo Oe