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Japanese Poetry: Haiku, Many Sh, Senry, Waka, Kimigayo, Oku No Hosomichi, Kigo, Renga, Buddhist Poetry, Shin Kokin Wakash, Iroha

Books LLC

Published September 4th 2011
ISBN : 9781157406624
Paperback
66 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 65. Chapters: Haiku, Many?sh?, Senry?, Waka, Kimigayo, Oku no Hosomichi, Kigo, Renga, Buddhist poetry, Shin KokinMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 65. Chapters: Haiku, Many?sh?, Senry?, Waka, Kimigayo, Oku no Hosomichi, Kigo, Renga, Buddhist poetry, Shin Kokin Wakash?, Iroha, Makurakotoba, Hyakunin Isshu, Death poem, Renku, Tanka prose, Winter Days, Utamakura, Black Ships, Haiga, Kireji, The Tales of Ise, Kakekotoba, List of Japanese poetry anthologies, Haikai, Ame ni mo Makezu, Shigin, Gogy?ka, Honkadori, Tinywords, Onji, Kaky? Hy?shiki, Hokku, Meisho, Qijue, F?y? Wakash?, Jokotoba, Renri Hish?, Nij? poetic school, Umi Yukaba, Wakan r?eish?, Bussokusekika, My?j?, Ametsuchi no Uta, Kaif?s?, Gyokuy? Wakash?, Bunka Sh?reish?, Nij?ichidaish?, Shinshokukokin Wakash?, Shingosh?i Wakash?, Shinsenzai Wakash?, Shinchokusen Wakash?, American Tanka, Gosen Wakash?, Shiny? Wakash?, Shinsh?i Wakash?, F?ga Wakash?, Bringing Forth New Life, Shokugosen Wakash?, Heich? Monogatari, Kiny? Wakash?, Shika Wakash?, Fus?sh?, Shokush?i Wakash?, Keikokush?, Shokugosh?i Wakash?, Shokusenzai Wakash?, Ry?unsh?, Ky?shi, Ry?jin Hish?, Shingosen Wakash?, Daruma uta, Danrin school, Rokkasen, Dodoitsu, Zappai. Excerpt: Kimigayo ) is the national anthem of post-1868 Japan. It is also one of the worlds shortest national anthems in current use, with a length of 11 measures and 32 characters. Its lyrics are based on a Waka poem written in the Heian period (794-1185), sung to a melody written in the imperial period (1868-1945). The current melody was chosen in 1880, replacing an unpopular melody composed eleven years earlier. While the title Kimigayo is usually translated as His Majestys Reign, no official translation of the title nor lyrics has ever been established by law. Prior to 1945, Kimigayo was the official national anthem of the Japanese Empire. When the Empire of Japan (imperial period) fell and its successor state, the State of Japan (democratic period) replaced it in 1945, the polity theref...