Document Type

Article

Journal or Conference Title

Expressions: International Cultural Expression Studies

ISSN

1880-1471

Issue

12

First Page

151

Last Page

165

Publication Date

2016

Department

Literature and Languages

Abstract

This article traces the chronological development of haiku translation, which includes Imagism and haiku, the transitional period around the 1950's, the emergence of English Haiku and contemporary haiku practice. To examine the influence of haiku in contemporary American poetry, the discussion includes west coast fi-ee verse poets whose work draws from Basho's haiku in different ways.

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