Basho (Matsuo Basho)

Basho (Matsuo Basho): Selected full-text books and articles

A Zen Wave: Basho's Haiku and Zen By Basho Matsuo; Robert Aitken Weatherhill, 1978
Zen, Poetry, the Art of Lucien Stryk By Susan Porterfield Swallow Press, 1993
Librarian's tip: Introduction to On Love and Barley: Haiku of Basho" begins on p. 223
The Japanese Haiku, Its Essential Nature, History, and Possibilities in English, with Selected Examples By Kenneth Yasuda Charles E. Tuttle, 1973
Librarian's tip: Includes discussion of Basho in multiple chapters
PRIMARY SOURCE
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A Net of Fireflies: Japanese Haiku and Haiku Paintings By Harold Stewart Charles E. Tuttle, 1960
Librarian's tip: Includes many haiku by Basho
Basho and the Mastery of Poetic Space in Oku No Hosomichi By Carter, Steven D The Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 120, No. 2, April-June 2000
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Coposing Zen Haiku: Training to Make Sense By Holmes, Stewart W ETC.: A Review of General Semantics, Vol. 52, No. 4, Winter 1995
Japanese Aesthetics and Culture: A Reader By Nancy G. Hume State University of New York Press, 1995
Librarian's tip: Chap. 7 "Basho on the Art of the Haiku: Impersonality in Poetry"
Masterworks of Asian Literature in Comparative Perspective: A Guide for Teaching By Barbara Stoler Miller M.E. Sharpe, 1994
Librarian's tip: "The Poetry of Matsuo Basho" begins on p. 378
Anthology of Japanese Literature, from the Earliest Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century By Donald Keene Grove Press, 1955
Librarian's tip: Includes "The Narrow Road of Oku" and "Prose Poem on the Unreal Dwelling" by Matsuo Basho and "Haiku" by Basho and His School
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Japanese Literature: An Introduction for Western Readers By Donald Keene Grove Press, 1955
Librarian's tip: Discussion of Basho begins on p. 38
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