These 50 essays were selected from a large list of published material – features, critical essays, and papers on the technique or on the history of haiku. They represent a vast body of accumulated wisdoms and experience from a range of British Haiku Society members both past and present.
Below is a list of some of the essay titles and authors:
- A Sense of the Language – William J. Higginson
- Haiku in the Western World – Barry Atkinson
- Why I don’t write Haiku – David Hart
- Spooks, Spectres and the Haiku Spirit – Martin Lucas
- Some Thoughts on Haiku, Poetry and Healing – A.A. Marcoff
- Tomas Tranströmer in Japan – Kai Falkman
- Awareness Gate: Towards Cultivating the State of Receptivity that allows Haiku to Happen – Susan Lee Kerr
- Basho’s Narrow Road to Poetry – Mark Rutter
- Haiku at the Crossroads? – Klaus-Dieter Wirth
You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library.
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