Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches


Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho Published by Penguin Classics ISBN 9780140441857 EAN 9780140441857 D Cover Paperback

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In his lucid translation Nobuyuki Yuasa captures the lyrical qualities of Basho’s poetry and prose by using the natural rhythms and language of contemporary speech. In his introduction, he examines the development of the haibun style in which poetry and prose stand side by side.

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