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Basho"s Journey

The Literary Prose Of Matsuo Basho

by David Landis Barnhill

  • 165 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

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

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

    Basho is famous as a composer of haiku. Some even suggest he invented the form, though he did not. One of his most famous works is Oku No Hosomichi (trans. as The Narrow Road to the Interior). This work is considered one of the masterpieces of classical Japanese literature. In form, the work is an haibun, a mixture of prose and haiku. It is an impressionistic journal of a journey Basho made. Basho’s journey to the deep north in was epic, covering 1, miles in days. Along the way he wrote poems and observations about the places he saw, combining them five years later in a book with the beautiful title Oku no Hosomichi (“The Narrow Road to .

    About this Item: NY.:Kodansha International, Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First trade paperback edition, , number line intact, Near Fine trade paperback, w/Near Fine d/j, interior unread, pages, 17th century pilgrim-poet Basho, translated by Dorothy Britton, illustrated w/sumi-e ink by Japanese artist Shiro Tsujimura, 87 pages. Buy A Haiku Journey: Basho's Narrow Road to a Far Province (Illustrated Japanese Classics) by Matsuo Basho, Shiro Tsujimura (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).

    Haiku Journey: Basho's the Narrow Road to the Far North and Selected Haiku: Basho Matsuo, Matsuo Basho, D. Guyver Britton, Dennis Stock: Books - (3). Basho Biography Matsuo Basho was a 17th century Japanese poet, considered to be the greatest master of the haiku. This biography of Matsuo Basho provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.


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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 as Gretel Ehrlich, Cited by: 3.

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.5/5(6).

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 : Matsuo Basho. In the seventeenth century, the pilgrim-poet Basho undertook on foot a difficult and perilous journey to the remote northeastern provinces of Honshu, Japan's main island.

Throughout the five-month journey, the master of haiku kept a record of his impressions in a prose-poetry diary later called The Narrow Category: Poetry Bash S Narrow Road. 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/5(92).

Basho is best known in the West as the author ofNarrow Road to the Interior, a travel diary of linked prose and haiku that recounts his journey through the far northern provinces of Japan.

This volume includes beautiful Japanese-style illustrations by Stephen Addiss. Basho's Journey: The Literary Prose of Matsuo Basho eBook: Basho, Matsuo, Barnhill, David Landis, Barnhill, David Landis: : Kindle StoreReviews: 6. For Credit: Basho's Journey photo byFlickr: The footnote in our book says that it is a greeting to Tokyu and a way for Basho to compliment Tokyu's region.

Basho is also expressing joy at being able to compose linked verse for the first time in the Interior. Buy Basho's Journey: The Literary Prose Of Matsuo Basho by Barnhill, David Landis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(6).

Matsuo Basho () made about haiku poems through the lifetime, traveling around Japan. His writing “ The Narrow Road to the Deep North ” is the most famous haiku collection in Japan. 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.

It was about a travel book in which the author retraced the footsteps of Matsuo Basho 's journey through seventeenth century Japan told in The Narrow Road to the Deep North. Naturally I never did get my hands on the modern book but at my local library there was the penguin translation of Basho's book/5.

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/5(94). Matsuo Bashō was born innear Ueno, in Iga Province.

The Matsuo family was of samurai descent, and his father was probably a musokunin (無足人), a class of landowning peasants granted certain privileges of samurai.

Little is known of his childhood. In his late teens, Bashō became a servant to Tōdō Yoshitada (藤堂 良忠) most likely in some humble capacity, and probably not Born: Matsuo Kinsaku (松尾 金作),Near Ueno, Iga.

We are Pablo Fernández (writer) and Anya Gleizer (painter), the adventurers and artists behind In Basho’s Footsteps.

years have passed since Basho began hiking the Narrow Road. This summer, we will retrace his trail, in an effort to come in contact with Basho’s approach to art and travelling. The book spoke of a spiritual journey while Basho made his living on the road as a teacher (Carter, ).

The entire journey involved walking 1, miles through some of the roughest terrain of Japan. Some of the roads were little more than trails. WHR August BASHO’S JOURNEY. A RUMINATION. By JAMIE EDGECOMBE. Part One Don’t follow in the footsteps of the old poets, seek what they sought.

Basho (Hass ) As I write this passage, I am on a plane from Boston to London. Surrounded by azure ocean, Newfoundland passes beneath me. I can see it out the window; each passing moment sees a new section of the coast come into view and.

The 17th-century Japanese haiku master Basho was born Matsuo Kinsaku near Kyoto, Japan, to a minor samurai and his wife.

Soon after the poet’s birth, Japan closed its borders, beginning a seclusion that allowed its native culture to flourish. It is believed that Basho’s siblings became farmers, while Basho, at Ueno Castle in the service of the local lord’s son, grew interested in literature.Basho’s Journey: Bleached bones on the Narrow Road (Book Review) Basho is by far the most popular Japanese author.

Strangely enough, there still is no annotated scholarly translation of his complete : Ad Blankestijn.Basho narrates his journey to explore natural world in The Narrow Road to the Deep North mostly through poems.

He uses Haiku poem which is shortest type of Japanese poems expressed in seven seventh syllables divided in three sections.