Certain Noble Plays of Japan
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
- Dimensions (in):7.5 x 9.3 x 0.1
- Publication Date:March 14, 2009
Ezra Pound (1885 ù1972) was an American expatriate poet who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in the first half of the 20th century. After moving to London Pound became Yeats's secretary, and developed an interest in Yeats's occult beliefs. They lived together and studied Japanese especially the Noh plays. Pound translated Chinese, Greek, Latin and Japanese poetry into English. Certain Noble Plays of Japan: from the manuscripts of Ernest Fenollosa, chosen and finished by Ezra Pound was published in 1916. The introduction was written by Yeats. Plays included are Nishikigi by Motokiyo, Hagoromo, Kumasaka, and Kagekiyo.
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