Basho (Matsuo Basho)

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

A Zen Wave: Basho's Haiku and Zen
Robert Aitken; Basho Matsuo.
Weatherhill, 1978
Zen, Poetry, the Art of Lucien Stryk
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
Kenneth Yasuda.
Charles E. Tuttle, 1973
Librarian’s tip: Includes discussion of Basho in multiple chapters
A Net of Fireflies: Japanese Haiku and Haiku Paintings
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
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
Holmes, Stewart W.
ETC.: A Review of General Semantics, Vol. 52, No. 4, Winter 1995
Japanese Aesthetics and Culture: A Reader
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
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
Donald Keene; 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
Collected Writings of J. Thomas Rimer
J.Thomas Rimer.
Japan Library, 2004
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 19 "Aware on the Seine: Shimazaki Toson Reads Basho"
Japanese Literature: An Introduction for Western Readers
Donald Keene.
Grove Press, 1955
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Basho begins on p. 38
Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment
Joy A. Palmer; David E. Cooper; Peter Blaze Corcoran.
Routledge, 2001
Librarian’s tip: "Basho, 1644-94" begins on p. 51
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