BD. Edmund Blunden

142. Trans. On Blood Transfusion. In Two Japanese Songs of Blood Transfusion. Tokyo: International Society of Blood Transfusion, 1960.

Blunden’s version of two tanka in praise of blood transfusion, written by Empress Nagako and included in a pamphlet designed to heighten public awareness of the need for blood donors. Reprinted as Translated from the Japanese of H. M. Empress Nagako in 160, which dates the work 5 September 1960. See 110 for Blunden’s only other published translations from the Japanese.







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