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    DescriptionAlthough the consciousness of death is in most cultures very much a part of life, this is perhaps nowhere more true than in Japan, where the approach of death has given rise to a centuries-old tradition of writing jisei, or the "death poem." Such a poem is often written in the very last moments of the poet's life.

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    Japanese Death Poems
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Yoel Hoffman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 366
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 175 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    ISBN 13: 9780804831796
    ISBN 10: 0804831793

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/DEATH
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    LC classification: PL
    Ingram Theme: CULT/JAPANS
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    BISAC V2.8: SOC036000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET110
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/JAPANS
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POE001000
    Abridged Dewey: 895
    BISAC V2.8: POE009000
    B&T Approval Code: A24524820
    DC22: 895.6
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 895.6100803548
    Edition statement
    Original ed.
    Tuttle Publishing
    Imprint name
    Tuttle Publishing
    Publication date
    04 June 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Professor Yoel Hoffman has written several books on Buddhism and comparative philosophy, including "The Sound of the One Hand, Radical Zen: the Sayings of Joshu," and "The Idea of Self-East and West."