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  1. a form of Japanese verse in which short poems are connected together. Encompasses haikai, the origination point for haiku.


"Renga" is a 2012 animated film directed by Adam Russell and John Sear.


Renga is a fictional character from the 2010 film Madharasapattinam.


"renga" is a cataloged instance, composition.


Renga is a genre of Japanese collaborative poetry. A renga consists of at least two ku or stanzas. The opening stanza of the renga, called the hokku, became the basis for the modern haiku form of poetry.

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Google previewOutside Stories, 1987-1991 (1992)

by Eliot Weinberger

Renga is an endless series of permutations, changing over time. It is a game that is an image of the universe. But Renga is a group ...

Google previewDestiny, the Inward Quest, Temporality and Life (2011)

by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

Second, renga is a chain of poems that is always promoted by associations or coalitions.

Google previewWingbeats II: Exercises and Practice in Poetry (2016)

by Scott Wiggerman, David Meischen

Renga is an ancient form of collaborative Japanese poetry that inspires one participant to respond to a stanza written by...

Google previewIntrospections (1997)

American Poets on One of Their Own Poems by Robert Pack, Jay Parini

The renga is a bastard child of the five-line tanka, split into two separate miniature worlds. In Japanese Death Poems, Yoel Hoffman says, Most tanka contain two poetic images. The first is taken from nature; the second, which may precede, ...

Google previewThe Poetry Corner (1982)

by Arnold Cheyney

RENGA The renga is a form linking the haiku and tanks where a number of A Sezdix poets alternate in Writing. In a classroom one child could write the pf: haiku starting verse (5,":',5); the next child, the completed tanka m (7,7); the next a haiku ...

Google previewPractical Poetic Anthology (2009)

by Poets World-Wide, Passion for Publishing

A renga is a series of linked poems of alternating.

Google previewGlobal Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (2011)

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications by Management Association, Information Resources

ENDNOTE a Renga is a poem several poets create cooperatively and comprise often up to 100 haiku. ABSTRACT Integrated product-service packages (hybrid products) can open new markets 1266 Exploring Organizational Learning and ...

Google previewHandbook of Research on Knowledge-Intensive Organizations (2009)

by Jemielniak, Dariusz

endnote a Renga is a poem several poets create cooperatively and comprise often up to 100 haiku. on the referential aspects of ...

Google previewSelected Eclectic Poems (2002)

by Jeff Friday

A Renga is a old Japanese form composed by several poets together in one room, by letter or message boards on websites. Members alternate by adding verses of 17 syllables (5, 7, and 5 syllables) and those of 14 syllables (7 and 7 ...

Google previewJapan and the Culture of the Four Seasons (2012)

Nature, Literature, and the Arts by Haruo Shirane

Renga is a poetry of overtones: each verse leaves open an infinite number of possibilities for textual extension, thus stimulating the poetic imagination. The enshrouded waters and distant mountains of Chinese and Japanese ...

Google previewThe New Zealand Pilot. ... (1891)

by Great Britain. Hydrographic Department

Parenga renga is a bar harbour, and has a shoal sandy spit extending from either entrance point; the northern spit runs from Coal point south-eastward one mile, and has very little water on it ; the southern spit (Koteonepoto spit), extends one ...

Google previewThe Atlantis Encyclopedia (2005)

by Frank Joseph

Marae Renga was itself an island belonging to the ...

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2005)

Volume 5: Asia/Pacific by Katherine Brisbane, Ravi Chaturvedi, Ramendu Majumdar, Chua Soo Pong, Minoru Tanokura

Renga Shobō Shinsha, n.d. ——. Zoku Kaitaisuru Engeki [The breakdown of the theatre II]. Renga Shobō Shinsha, n.d. Kara, Juro. Tokkenteki Nikutai Ron [On the privileged flesh]. Hakusui-sha, 1997. Kazama, Ken. Chichioya no iru Fukei ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature (1995)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

The renga form began as the composition of a single tanka (a traditional five-line poem) by two people and was a popular pastime from ancient times, even in remote rural areas. The Kin'yd-shu (c. 1 125) was the first Imperial anthology to ...

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