haiku research papers



 

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Poems of Consciousness

Contemporary Japanese and English-language Haiku
in Cross-cultural Perspective
March 2008, Red Moon Press  
 
 

Longer papers            

Plausible Deniability: Nature as Hypothesis
in English-language Haiku

9800 words  
PDF
In Poems of Consciousness, and
PALA 2007 Conference Proceedings
Forthcoming, Stylistic Studies of Literature
(S. Kumamoto & M. Hori, eds., Summer, 2008)
 
 
 
Kigo and Seasonal Reference:
Cross-cultural Issues in Anglo-American Haiku

5400 words  
PDF
A discussion of differences between season words as used in English-language haiku, and kigo within the Japanese literary context.  
 
Kumamoto Studies in English Language and Literature 49, Kumamoto University, March 2006; revised from

Simply Haiku, 3.3  
 
 
The Miraculous Power of Language:
A Conversation with the Poet
Hoshinaga Fumio

7000 words  
PDF
An interview with acclaimed haiku poet
Hoshinaga Fumio, at 70.
 
Also online:

Modern Haiku, 35.3
Autumn 2004
 
 
 
Hoshinaga Fumio:
Selected Haiku from
Kumaso-Ha

2500 words  
PDF
As a compliment to the above interview. The two articles combined offer 22 haiku translations, with commentary.  
Modern Haiku, 35.3

Autumn 2004
 
 
 
The Disjunctive Dragonfly:
A Study of Disjunctive Method and Definitions in Contemporary English-language Haiku

11,700 words  
March 2004. Revised & updated, December 2007  
PDF
The goal of this paper is to offer expanded definitions and concepts for what "proper haiku" in English may be.  
 
Kumamoto Studies in English Language and Literature 47, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, March 2004 (27-66). Adapted and revised in:
Modern Haiku, 35.2 (21-44)  
 
 
The Distinct Brilliance of Zappai
5200 words  
PDF
An explanation of the cultural
significance of zappai, and argument for
its removal from the HSA definitions of haiku
 
Also online:

Simply Haiku 3.1
Spring 2005
 
 
 
 

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gendaihaiku.com
interviews with gendai poets  
 
6 Articles on Kigo in haiku  

 

Journal Interviews Juxta Jounnal:

2nd Position, Troutswirl blog
The Morning After: Haiku Faces
a New Century

The Haiku Foundation
8 June 2010
 
with Udo Wentzel
The Spirit of FreedomAspects of Contemporary Haiku
Haiku Heute 5:1
Autumn 2009
 
with David F. Hoenigman
An Interview with Richard Gilbert
Word Riot
Autumn 2009
 
with Robert Wilson
A Brilliant Literature, Part 2
Simply Haiku 7:1
Spring 2009
 
with Robert Wilson
A Brilliant Literature, Part 1
Simply Haiku 6:4
Winter 2008
 
with Robert Wilson
A First Interview
Simply Haiku 3:1
Spring 2005
 
contact email  
gilbert.japan[at]gmail.com
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Japanese Sayings
Presentations by college students of senryu, kotowaza, 5-7-5 metrics, mottos . . . 
 
 
 
 

haiku research papers

 

Longer papers                        
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march 2000
Haiku Metrics and Issues of Emulation:
New Paradigms for Japanese and English
Haiku Form
 
17,500 words  
PDF  
Language Issues: Journal of the Foreign Language Education Center. Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan.  
 
 
march 1999
Stalking the Wild Onji
8300 words  
PDF  
Frogpond: Journal of the
Haiku Society of America, 22: Supplement
 
 
 


 

Reviews & Shorter articles                 

 
Short article
Haiku �
Take Five Brilliant Corners
 
Frogpond: Journal of the Haiku Society of America, 32: 32009
autumn 2009  
 
 
Review
A Gift Of Freedom:
An Insight into Poems of Consciousness,
by Richard Gilbert
 
by Dimitar Anakiev
Autumn 2008
 
Frogpond: Journal of the Haiku Society of America, 31: 3  
 
 
Towards a New Light
NOON: Journal of the Short Poem

Simply Haiku, Summer 2005, vol 3 no 2  
 
 
Notions of Metamorphosis in English Haiku
 
autumn 2004  
Frogpond: Journal of the Haiku Society of America, 27: 3  
 
 
A Very Warm Mountain
autumn mist by marlene mountain
 
summer 2004  
Frogpond: Journal of the Haiku Society of America, 27: 2  
 
 
Beyond the Near Distance:
Horizon by Rajiv Lather
 
spring 2004  
Frogpond: Journal of the Haiku Society of America, 27: 1  
 
 
A Future Waterfall: Second Sight  
autumn 2001  
Frogpond: Journal of the Haiku Society of America, 24: 3  
 
 
Universalism vs. Particularism
in International Haiku
 
spring 1999  
Haiku Novine, Yugoslavia