On Two Shores: New and Selected Poems by Mutsuo Takahashi

Frank Sewell (Translator), Mutsuo Takahashi, Mitsuko Ohno (Translator)

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New and selected poems by leading Japanese poet Mutsuo Takahashi, translated by Mitsuko Ohno and Frank Sewell; with an introduction by literary critic Nobuaki Tochigi. This is a new hardback edition of a bilingual book (Japanese-English) originally published in 2006 by Dedalus Press (Dublin). Poet Mutsuo Takahashi has been designated by the Japanese Government as Bunkakorosha (a Person of Cultural Merit), and in 2017 he became a member of the Japan Arts Academy. In 2020, co-translator Mitsuko Ohno was awarded Ireland's Presidential Distinguished Service Award for her work as a professor, critic, translator, and promoter of Irish literature in a global context.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDublin, Ireland
PublisherDedalus Press
Number of pages150
ISBN (Print)9781910251577, 9781904556497
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 2019


  • Poetry
  • Translation


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