Rediscovering Basho: A 300th Anniversary Celebration

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Stephen Henry Gill, C. Andrew Gerstle
Global Oriental, 1999 - History - 168 pages
Three hundred years after his death, Basho is still considered Japan's greatest poet, a folk hero, and master craftsman who wrote 'evergreen' haiku during pilgrimages throughout the country. In this celebration of the man and his art, marking the 300th anniversary of his death, leading haiku specialists from around the world have contributed their own lively and enlightening commentaries.

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Contents

An Offering of
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The Significance of Basho 300 Years after
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Representation of Basho in the Arts Media
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