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Basho"s Journey The Literary Prose Of Matsuo Basho by David Landis Barnhill

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Matsuo, Basho,,
  • Description and travel,
  • Authors, Japanese,,
  • Religion,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Japan,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Asian,
  • Matsuo, Bashåo,,
  • Religious,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Buddhism - Zen,
  • Travel,
  • 1644-1694,
  • Edo period, 1600-1868

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7803406M
ISBN 10079146413X
ISBN 109780791464137

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In Basho? s Journey, David Landis Barnhill provides the definitive translation of Matsuo Basho? s literary prose, as well as a companion piece to his previous translation, Basho? s Haiku. One of the world s greatest nature writers, Basho? ( ) is well known for his subtle sensitivity to the natural world, and his writings have influenced contemporary American environmental writers such 4/5(1). In Basho's Journey, David Landis Barnhill provides the definitive translation of Matsuo Basho's literary prose, as well as a companion piece to his previous translation, Basho's Haiku. One of the world's greatest nature writers, Basho (–) is well known for his subtle sensitivity to the natural world, and his writings have influenced contemporary American environmental writers such as Gretel Ehrlich, . Basho’s journey starts from a 17th Century Japanese city called Edo (present-day Tokyo). He had a cottage in a quiet, rural part of the city. He left Edo in the Spring season, “ It was the Twenty-seventh Day, almost the end of the Third Month.” (p. ) 2. Basho's journey: the literary prose of Matsuo Basho. [Bashō Matsuo; David Landis Barnhill] -- "In Basho's Journey, David Landis Barnhill provides the definitive translation of Matsuo Basho's literary prose, as well as a companion piece to his previous translation, Basho's Haiku.