Are You an Echo?: The Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko
Beloved Japanese children’s poet Misuzu Kaneko wonders: What does snow feel in a drift? Where does day end and night begin? From her seaside home Kaneko writes, but as her fame grows, her family life becomes increasingly strained. In this double-sided, color-illustrated children’s book, new English translations of her poetry appear next to Japanese originals, interwoven with her life story.
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Born in a fishing village in Japan, Misuzu Kaneko (1903-1930) was an observant, thoughtful child who asked lots of questions: “What does it feel like to be snow?....Where do stars go in the daytime ... Read full review
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Misuzu Kaneko, who in the 1920s was a well-known author of poetry for children, almost faded into obscurity after her early death at the age of twenty-six only to have her work rediscovered in 1982 ... Read full review