On Love and Barley: Haiku of Bashō (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, 1985 - Poetry - 92 pages
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Review: On Love and Barley: Haiku of Basho

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

250 haiku, with notes at the back and an introduction to establish the forms and what makes Basho significant. I would have appreciated even more notes, as the ones they offered tended to be ... Read full review

Review: On Love and Barley: Haiku of Basho

User Review  - Stu - Goodreads

I am surprised I liked this as much as I did. I came in with a preconceived notion that this material would be spacey and ethereal - as, indeed, much of it is, since Basho takes care to cover ground ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
9
Acknowledgements
20
THE HAIKU
25
Notes
85
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Lucien Stryk, whose translations figure prominently in Zen, is co-editor with the late Takashi Ikemoto, of the Penguin Book of Zen Poetry. He lives in Dekalb, Illinois.

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