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By Basho,Asataro Miyamori

ISBN-10: 0486422216

ISBN-13: 9780486422213

With the maximum economic climate and ability, the haiku poet paints an unlimited mural on a slender canvas. operating in the strict 17-syllable limits of the normal eastern shape, Matsuo Basho (1644–1694) and different masters evoke parts of the wildlife to conjure up undying moods and feelings. This quantity beneficial properties dozens of Basho's poems in addition to works by means of his predecessors and ten of his disciples — Kikaku, Ransetsu, Joso, and Kyoroku between them. meant mostly for readers without wisdom of eastern literature, this treasury comprises the unique eastern textual content, a transliteration, and English translations for every verse; such a lot poems additionally comprise a short explication.

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