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By Basho,Asataro Miyamori

ISBN-10: 0486422216

ISBN-13: 9780486422213

With the maximum economic system and talent, the haiku poet paints an unlimited mural on a slender canvas. operating in the strict 17-syllable limits of the normal jap shape, Matsuo Basho (1644–1694) and different masters evoke components of the wildlife to conjure up undying moods and feelings. This quantity good points dozens of Basho's poems in addition to works through his predecessors and ten of his disciples — Kikaku, Ransetsu, Joso, and Kyoroku between them. meant mostly for readers with out wisdom of jap literature, this treasury contains the unique eastern textual content, a transliteration, and English translations for every verse; such a lot poems additionally contain a quick explication.

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