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Book Recommendation: The Haiku Handbook

Blog Posted:3/2/2018 6:23:00 PM

The Haiku Handbook: How To Write,Teach, and Appreciate Haiku

by William J. Higginson and Penny Harter. 25th Anniversary Edition. Foreword by Jane Reichhold.

The Haiku Handbook is "The most comprehensive compendium of the Haiku --its nature, uses, and history --ever to appear in English, or any other language except Japanese."
-New York Times Book Review

Sections of this book are:

Part One: Haiku Old and New
Part Two: The Art of Haiku
Part Three: Teaching Haiku
Part Four: Before and Beyond Haiku

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