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Akiko Yosano: Sweet is the Taste of Tears (Afterword by Adelle Stripe)
  • Akiko Yosano: Sweet is the Taste of Tears (Afterword by Adelle Stripe)

    Sequences taken from the landmark debut collection Tangled Hair. Akiko Yosano (1878-1942) remains one of the most famous and controversial poets in Japanese literature.

     

    Selected poems with an afterword by Adelle Stripe.

     

    Publisher: Tangerine Press

    23 numbered copies
    16 pages. Format approx. 6"/150mm wide x 300mm/12" tall. Handsewn at the Sick Tangerine workshop. Recycled Cairn almond stiff card covers; front cover artwork embossed in black. Heritage book white text paper; Katazome-Shi endpapers, with a base colour of fuchsia with symmetrical patternation in various colours: all hand printed in Japan (one side only).
     

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