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One Hundred Great Books in Haiku: Popular Penguins

David Bader

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In the 16th century, Zen monks in Japan developed the haiku, an unrhymed poetic form consisting of 17 syllables arranged in three lines. David Bader has applied this ancient poetic form to the classics. From Homer to Milton to Dostyevsky, the great books are finally within reach of even the shortest attention spans!
One Hundred Great Books in Haiku: Popular Penguins
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Publisher Description

In the sixteenth century, Zen monks in Japan developed the haiku, an unrhymed poetic form consisting of 17 syllables arranged in three lines.Ê Now, in One Hundred Great Books in Haiku, David Bader has applied this ancient poetic form to the classics. From Homer to Milton to Dostyevsky, the great books are finally within reach of even the shortest attention spans!

Author Biography

Manhattan attorney turned haiku humorist, David Bader is the author of US cult hits Haikus for Jews- For you, a Little Wisdom and Zen Judaism- For You, a Little Enlightenment. He lives and counts syllables in New York City.

Product Details

Author
David Bader
Language
English
ISBN-10
0141399422
ISBN-13
9780141399423
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2010-06-28
Year
2010
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Series
Popular Penguins
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
112

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20 Jul, 2017
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