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Basho and His Interpreters; Selected Hokku with Commentary

Makoto Ueda

Published by Stanford U. Press, Stanford, CA, 1992
ISBN 10: 0804719160 / ISBN 13: 9780804719162
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Title: Basho and His Interpreters; Selected Hokku ...

Publisher: Stanford U. Press, Stanford, CA

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Very nice copy. No internal markings. Dust jacket has some minor tears on the upper spine. Bookseller Inventory # 003761

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Synopsis: 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.

From the Back Cover: “The first book in a Western language that conveys the richness, range, genius, and power of Basho?s poetry. . . . A gem of a work.?—Chanoyu Quarterly

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