Haiku U

Haiku U

From Aristotle to Zola, 100 Great Books in 17 Syllables

Book - 2005
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their ancient art form would become a handy tool for today's busy Western reader!" "Reducing eyestrain and deforestation, Haiku U. captures the essence of your favorite literary classics, seventeen syllables at a time."--BOOK JACKET.
"Why spend weeks slogging through The Iliad when you could just read the haiku? From Homer to Faulkner to Lao Tzu, the Great Books are now within the reach of even the shortest attention spans. Show off your literary prowess at cocktail parties with minimal prep time, thanks to the author of the popular Haikus for Jews." "In the sixteenth century, Zen monks in Japan developed the haiku, a poem consisting of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. Little did they know that
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, c2005
ISBN: 1592401287 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 811.54 BAD
Characteristics: x, 100 p. ; 15 cm
Alternative Title: Haiku University

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