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Basho and His Interpreters : Selected Hokku With Commentary

Baker & Taylor

Basho and His Interpreters : Selected Hokku With Commentary

$40.16 $47.25
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This book has a dual purpose. The first is to present in a new English translation 255 representative hokku (or haiku) poems of Matsuo Basho (1644-94), the Japanese poet who is generally considered the most influential figure in the history of the genre. The second is to make available in English a wide spectrum of Japanese critical commentary on the poems over the last three hundred years.