Basho and His Interpreters: Selected Hokku with Commentary / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||Stanford University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.05(d)|
About the Author
Makoto Ueda is Professor of Japanese at Stanford University.