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Haiku and the Seasons

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Title

Haiku and the Seasons

Subject

Kigo, Japanese
Saijiki, Australian

Description

In the first part of this interesting essay, George gives a detailed account of the Japanese people's intense engagement with the seasons, including comments on the aesthetic arrangements of their response. In the second part, she argues in favor of Australian haiku taking kigo seriously and trying to develop its own traditions of season.

Creator

George, Beverley

Publisher

New Zealand Poetry Society

Date

2008