Back Roads To Far Towns: Basho's Travel Journal

Back Roads To Far Towns: Basho's Travel Journal

by Basho, Hide Oshiro
     
 


A classic translation of Basho's most famous travel journalSee more details below

Overview


A classic translation of Basho's most famous travel journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781893996311
Publisher:
White Pine Press
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Series:
Companions for the Journey Series
Pages:
93
Sales rank:
1,531,031
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Basho (1644-1694) is the most famous Haiku poet of Japan. He made his living as a teacher and writer of Haiku and is celebrated for his many travels around Japan which were recorded in his travel journals. Back Roads to Far Towns, a translation of Oku-No-Hosomichi, is his last and most mature. Cid Corman is well known as a poet, translator, and as the editor of Origin, a ground breaking poetry magazine. His recent publications include Now Now and No Choice.

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