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|Publication Location||London, Great Britain|
|Page Count||323 pages|
|Notes||Author photo © Ken Robbins |
Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following for permission to reprint previously published material:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC and Faber and Faber Limited. "This is the first thing" from Collected Poems by Philip Larkin, copyright © 1998, 2003 by the Estate of Philip Larkin. Rights outside the United States administered by Faber and Faber Limited, London. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC, and Faber and Faber Limited.
Vintage Books: "No way to see him" from The Ink Dark Moon: Love Poems by Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, translated by Jane Hirshfield and Marko Aratani, copyright © 1990 by Jane Hirshfield. Reprinted by permission of Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
The Estate of Lawrence P. Spingarn: Excerpt from "Definition" from Rococo Summer and Other Poems by Lawrence P. Spingarn, copyright © 1947 by E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. Reprinted by permission of Judith Gregg Rosenman and David Sheffner on behalf of Sylvia Wainhouse Spingarn for the Estate of Lawrence P. Spingarn.
New Directions Publishing Corp.: "From The Tale Of Genji" by Murasaki Shikibu from Women Poets of Japan, translated by Kenneth Rexroth and Ikuko Atsumi, copyright © 1973 by Kenneth Rexroth and Ikuko Atsumi; "Amidst the notes..." by Akiko Yosano from One Hundred More Poems from the Japanese, translated by Kenneth Rexroth, copyright © 1976 Kenneth Rexroth. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.
First published in the United States by Delacorte Press
First published in Great Britain in 2006 by William Heinemann
Title page image, "Ink Drawing of a Shrike on a Twig" by Musashi, Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi, Japan
Printed and bound in Great Britain by Clays Ltd, St Ives Plc