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Traditional Japanese verse. Translated by Lucien Stark.

Synopsis:

By combining the ideals of "karumi" - lightness of touch - and oneness with nature, Basho (1644-94) rose above the artificiality of previous haiku poets to become the new master of the genre. A perfectionist, he constantly strove to express himself in the purest possible form.

Table of Contents

Basho Introduction

Acknowledgements

The Haiku

Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140444599
Subtitle:
Haiku of Basho
Translator:
Stryk, Lucien
Author:
Basho, Matsuo
Author:
Stryk, Lucien
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Location:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Japanese poetry
Subject:
Haiku
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
19860107
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.76x5.08x.26 in. .17 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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