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The Narrow Road to the Interior

Poems

by Kimiko Hahn

  • 150 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7452129M
ISBN 100393061892
ISBN 109780393061895

  Here is the most complete single-volume collection of the writings of one of the great luminaries of Asian literature. Basho (–)—who elevated the haiku to an art form of utter simplicity and intense spiritual beauty—is best known in the West as the author of Narrow Road to the Interior, a travel diary of linked prose and haiku that recounts his journey through .   Summary: The Narrow Road of the Interior. Posted on Octo by jwdeering. Matsuo Basho constructed this poem as if it were one large travel diary from a journey. Apparently this poem is based off of the time he traveled by foot across Japan around the year Basho allegedly wrote this while he was on his journey.

Description of the book "A Narrow Road to the Interior": This is a single-volume collection of writings by Matsuo Basho (), including a travel diary and over haiku, an art form he raised to a level of simplicity and spiritual beauty. The book includes an introduction to Basho's life and work and an essay on the art of haiku. Narrow Road to the Interior: And Other Writings (Shambhala Classics) by Matsuo Basho and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Description - The Narrow Road to the Interior by Kimiko Hahn Kimiko Hahn, "a welcome voice of experimentation and passion" (Bloomsbury Review), takes up the Japanese prose-poetry genre zuihitsu-literally "running brush," which utilizes tactics such as juxtaposition, contradiction, and broad topical variety-in exploring her various identities as mother and lover, wife and poet, . The Narrow Road to the Deep North is a reflective and poetic diary written by Matsuo Munefusa, also known as Matsuo Basho, regarding his travels .


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The Narrow Road to the Interior by Kimiko Hahn Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Narrow Road to the Interior book Road to the Interior" is a collection of travel journals by the Japanese haiku poet Matsuo Basho. I decided recently that I wanted to read them, but was unsure which translation to choose (there are quite a few).

So I went to the Brooklyn Public Library and, as luck would have it, they had four different versions/5. The Narrow Road to the Interior Paperback – Febru by Kimiko Hahn (Author)/5(5).

Oku no Hosomichi: The Narrow Road to the Interior (Japanese Edition) (Japanese) Paperback – Ap by Matsuo Basho (Author)/5(4). The Narrow Road to the Interior is a lush and stunning meeting of traditional and new, both in form (borrowing older Japanese poem forms like tanka and zuihitsu and bringing the styling of the modern prose poem to their framework) and content (the poems could not be accused of being anything other than grounded in the present, but still carry echoes of the groundbreaking first /5.

The Narrow Road to the Interior by Matsuo Basho () 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. Issa's most-loved work, The Spring of My Life, is an autobiographical sketch of linked prose and haiku in the tradition of Basho's famous Narrow Road to the Interior.

In addition to The Spring of My Life, the translator has included more than of Issa's best haiku and an introduction providing essential information on Issa's life and valuable comments on translating (and.

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. Download Here is the most complete single-volume collection of the writings of one of the great luminaries of Asian literature.

Basho (–)—who elevated the haiku to an art form of utter simplicity and intense spiritual beauty—is best known in the West as the author of Narrow Road to the Interior, a travel diary of linked prose and haiku that recounts his journey through the far. Matsuo Bashō & Kamo no Chōmei Narrow Road to the Interior, Hōjōki Read by Togo Igawa & Takashi Sudo unabridged.

Japanese poetry is well-known for its clarity and concision, and Narrow Road to the Interior and Hōjōki are two of the best-loved, and most intensely Japanese, works of their kind; famous for their beautiful, delicate verse and subtle insight into the human. Description of the book "Oku No Hosomichi: The Narrow Road to the Interior": Oku no Hosomichi is a major work of haibun by the Japanese poet Matsuo Basho considered "one of the major texts of classical Japanese literature.".

The Paperback of the The Narrow Road to the Interior by Kimiko Hahn at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Finalist for the National Book Award Finalist for the NAACP Image Award Three decades of powerful lyric poetry from a virtuoso of the English language in one unabridged volume Brand: Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. Bashō (–)—a great luminary of Asian literature who elevated the haiku to an art form of utter simplicity and intense spiritual beauty—is renowned in the West as the author of Narrow Road to the Interior, a travel diary of linked prose and haiku recounting his journey through the far northern provinces of Japan.

This edition features a masterful translation of this celebrated work. The travel journal "Narrow Road to the Interior" is perhaps his best-known work in the West, although I have a personal fondness for another of his journals titled "The Knapsack Notebook." The Shambhala edition includes all four travel journals as well as an extensive selection of haiku.

Oku no Hosomichi, translated alternately as The Narrow Road to the Deep North and The Narrow Road to the Interior, is a major work of haibun by the Japanese poet Matsuo Bashō, considered one of the major texts of Japanese literature of the Edo period.

The first edition was published posthumously in The text is written in the form of a prose and verse travel diary and was. Narrow Road To The Interior by Matsuo Basho,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Buy Narrow Road to the Interior: And Other Writings (Shambhala Pocket Library) Translation by Matsuo Basho, Sam Hamill (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Basho ()-the most revered poet of Japanese literature-is best known in the West as the author of Narrow Road to the Interior, a travel diary of his journey through northern Japan.

Basho elevated the haiku to an art form of /5(40). Kimiko Hahn is the author of several books of poetry, including The Narrow Road to the Interior, The Artist's Daughter, Mosquito and Ant, and Toxic Flora.

Her many honors include the American Book Award. She lives in New York City. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 5 customer ratings. 5 star /5(5). It has been said of The Narrow Road that 'it was as if the very soul of Japan had itself written it'.

It takes the form of a travel diary, and traces the poet's journey from Edo (modern-day Tokyo) to the northern interior.

Hojoki, a much earlier work written by Chomei, a Buddhist hermit, is essentially a meditation on the transience of the world. Richard Flanagan’s novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North won the Man Booker Prize for fiction. It is an examination of the consequences of war, regret, loneliness, adultery, and love.

The book unfolds through brief chapters that span five parts and multiple decades. The narrow road to the interior. [Kimiko Hahn] -- A collection of over thirty poems by American poet Kimiko Hahn in which she explores her various.

Narrow Road to the Interior: And Other Writings by Bashō Matsuo My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazon page Bashō was a traveler, and much of his poetry came from what he witnessed and experienced on the road. This volume contains four travelogues (each containing interspersed haiku); the most famous of these being the.

Here is the most complete single-volume collection of the writings of one of the great luminaries of Asian literature. Basho ()--who elevated the haiku to an art form of utter simplicity and intense spiritual beauty--is best known in the West as the author of Narrow Road to the Interior, a travel diary of linked prose and haiku that recounts his journey through /5().