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Waka (Poetry)

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Japanese Poetic Traditions: Waka, Renga and Haiku

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Waka Style Poetry

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"All About the Japanese Poetry of Waka" with Dr Thomas McAuley interviewed by Bronwen Logan

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Primer of Hyakunin Isshu from japan japanese Waka poetry card game book (0103)

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Aki no uta / Güz Waka Şiirleri / Autumn Waka Poems

Waka is a type of poetry in classical Japanese literature. Waka are composed in Japanese, and are contrasted with poetry composed by Japanese poets in Classical Chinese, which are known as kanshi. Although waka in modern Japanese is written as 和歌, in the past it was also written as 倭歌, and a variant name is yamato-uta (大和歌).
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  • Etymology 

  • Forms of ''waka'' 

  • History 

  • Notable ''waka'' poets 

  • Famous ''waka'' collections 

  • Bibliography of ''waka'' anthologies in English translation and relevant scholarly works