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Basho is best known in the West as the author of Narrow Road to the Interior, a travel diary of linked prose and haiku that recounts his journey through the far northern provinces of Japan. This volume includes beautiful Japanese-style illustrations by Stephen Addiss.

About the Author

Basho (1644–1694)the most revered poet of Japanese literatureis best known in the West as the author of Narrow Road to the Interior , a travel diary of his journey through northern Japan. Basho elevated the haiku to an art form of utter simplicity and intense spiritual beauty. His travel diaries of linked prose and haiku created a new genre of writing that inspired generations of Japanese poets.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780877736448
Publisher:
Shambhala
Location:
Boston :
Translator:
Hamill, Sam
Illustrator:
Addiss, Stephen
Author:
Hamill, Sam
Author:
Basho, Matsuo
Author:
Addiss, Stephen
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Authors, japanese
Subject:
Authors, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- Journeys -- Japan.
Subject:
Japan Description and travel.
Subject:
Matsuo, Basho - Travel - Japan
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Shambhala centaur editions
Series Volume:
B-C
Publication Date:
20061114
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
4.90x4.30x.40 in. .24 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » Haiku and Tanka
Religion » Eastern Religions » Japanese Religion and Literature

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