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Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "Chocolate Revolutionary Tawara Machi's Rule-Breaking Tanka Verses," published in Japanese Language and Literature, Vol. 52:2, 2018. In the article he discusses how in the classical
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Posted: November 28, 2018

Jon Holt, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "Chocolate Revolutionary Tawara Machi's Rule-Breaking Tanka Verses," published in Japanese Language and Literature, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2018. In the article he discusses how in the classical short poetry form of tanka, the master teacher poet Tawara Machi ended up breaking the rules she normally protects and how ji-amari excess lines work in the genre today.