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Asian Topics: Haiku by Basho

Covers Tokugawa culture, writing Haikai or linked verse, seasonal word and cutting word in Haiku, understanding a Haiku, and Basho's contribution.

Classical Japanese Database: Matsuo Basho

Haiku texts in Japanese script, romanized, and with several translations. Includes commentary.

History Of Haiku: Basho Matsuo (1644 ~ 1694)

Overview, and discussion of Basho's haiku.

Interpretations of Basho

Comparisons of translations by R.H.Blyth, Lucien Stryck, and Peter Beilenson, with comments by Kenneth Rexroth. Plus a story, commentaries, and Basho's comments on his life as a poet.

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