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Matsuo, Bashō 1644-1694

Works: 2,111 works in 4,170 publications in 6 languages and 34,779 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Musical settings  Biography  Fiction  Illustrations  History  Biographical fiction  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Contributor, Other, 001, Honoree, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PL794.4, 895.6132
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Most widely held works by Bashō Matsuo
Bashō's haiku selected poems by Matsuo Bashō by Bashō Matsuo ( )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Basho's Haiku offers the most comprehensive translation yet of the poetry of Japanese writer Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), who is credited with perfecting and popularizing the haiku form of poetry. One of the most widely read Japanese writers, both within his own country and worldwide, Basho is especially beloved by those who appreciate nature and those who practice Zen Buddhism. Born into the samurai class, Basho rejected that world after the death of his master and became a wandering poet and teacher. During his travels across Japan, he became a lay Zen monk and studied history and classical poetry. His poems contained a mystical quality and expressed universal themes through simple images from the natural world." "David Landis Barnhill's book strives for literal translations of Basho's work, arranged chronologically in order to show Basho's development as a writer. Avoiding wordy and explanatory translations, Barnhill captures the brevity and vitality of the original Japanese, letting the images suggest the depth of meaning involved. Barnhill also presents an overview of haiku poetry and analyzes the significance of nature in this literary form, while suggesting the importance of Basho to contemporary American literature and environmental thought."--BOOK JACKET
The Four seasons; Japanese haiku written by Basho, and many others by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of Japanese haiku poems translated to English
The way of silence; the prose and poetry of Basho by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prose and haiku poetry selected from the work of Basho, a 17th century Japanese poet
Japanese haiku : two hundred and thirty examples of seventeen-syllable poems ( Book )
5 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monkey's raincoat by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Monkey's straw raincoat and other poetry of the Basho school ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Back roads to far towns; Bashō's Oku-no-hosomichi by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
15 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matsuo Basho, perhaps the greatest of all Japanese poets, has been called "Nature's pilgrim." Toward the middle of his career he wrote, "Traveller's my name ...," and travel was, in fact, with haiku, one of the central facts of his existence. He spent much of his life wandering through Japan seeking nature and history, poverty and simplicity, friends and solitude, and poetry: " ... I have lived a life of painful wanderings with wind and cloud, racking my brains over poems about flowers and birds." ... --Grossman Publishers, Inc. Donated by Judy Sackheim, 10/2011
One man's moon : 50 haiku ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of haiku that invoke the feeling of a life being lived in relation to the natural world
The narrow road to the Deep North, and other travel sketches by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
38 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 madrigali by Salvatore Sciarrino ( )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Works for percussion by László Sáry ( )
2 editions published in 2004 in Hungarian and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bashō kushū by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
30 editions published between 1948 and 1997 in Japanese and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Japanese haiku : three hundred and thirty examples of seventeen-syllable poems ( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oku no hosomichi by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
94 editions published between 1885 and 2011 in Japanese and German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moon woke me up nine times by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master. Basho, the famously bohemian traveler through seventeenth-century Japan, is a poet attuned to the natural world as well as humble human doings; "Piles of quilts/ snow on distant mountains/ I watch both," he writes. His work captures both the profound loneliness of one observing mind and the broad-ranging joy he finds in our connections to the larger community. David Young, acclaimed translator and Knopf poet, writes in his introduction to this selection, "This poet's consciousness affiliates itself with crickets, islands, monkeys, snowfalls, moonscapes, flowers, trees, and ceremonies....Waking and sleeping, alone and in company, he moves through the world, delighting in its details." Young's translations are bright, alert, musically perfect, and rich in tenderness toward their maker
Bashō bunshū by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
32 editions published between 1940 and 1997 in Japanese and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cent onze haiku by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in French and Japanese and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recueil de haïku de l'une des figures majeures de la poésie classique japonaise, Bashô (1644-1694)
Hut of fallen persimmons by Adriana Lisboa ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A journey to Japan seen through the eyes of two Brazilians: Haruki and Celina. Through a counterpoint of narration and text, and with reference to haiku by seventeenth-century master Matsuo Bashō, the pair's losses and struggles unfold"--Provided by publisher
A Little treasury of haiku ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A haiku journey : Bashō's The narrow road to the far north and selected haiku by Bashō Matsuo ( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Bascho 1644-1694
Basho 1644-1694
Bashô, Matsuo
Bashō Matsuo 1644-1694
Bashō-ō 1644-1694
Bashōan Tōsei.
Bashōan Tōsei 1644-1694
Basjô 1644-1694
Bašó 1644-1694
Basyo 1644-1694
Hakusendō 1644-1694
Hōbi 1644-1694
Katōen 1644-1694
Katōten 1644-1694
Macuo, Base.
Macuo, Basho
Macuo, Bašó.
Macuo, Bašó 1644-1694
Macuo, Džinšičiró.
Macuo, Džinšičiró 1644-1694
Matshuo, Bashó 1644-1694
Matsoe'o, Basjô, 1644-1694
Mat︠s︡uo, Basë 1644-1694
Matsuo , Bashō
Matsuo Bashō 1644-1694
Matsuo, Basyo 1644-1694
Matsuo, Chūemon Munefusa.
Matsuo , Jinshichirō
Matsuo, Kinsaku.
Matsuo, Kinsaku 1644-1694
Matsuo , Munefusa
Matsuo Munefusa 1644-1694
Matsuo, Tosei
Matsuo, Tūdzaemon Munefusa.
Munefusa Matsuo 1644-1694
Tentenken 1644-1694
Tōsei 1644-1694
Yōkaku 1644-1694
Басë, Мацуо 1644-1694
Басё, Мацуо 1644-1694
Мацуо, Басё 1644-1694
בשו 1644-1694
בשו, מצואו 1644-1694
מצואו, בשו 1644-1694
マツオ, トウセイ
マツオ, バショウ 1644-1694
与谢芭蕉 1644-1694
芭蕉 1644-1694
芭蕉庵, 桃青
松尾, 宗房
松尾 宗房 1644-1694
松尾, 芭蕉
松尾 芭蕉 1644-1694
松尾, 桃青
松尾芭焦 1644-1694
松尾芭蕪 1644-1694
松尾芭蕉 1644-1694
松尾蕉 1644-1694
桃青 1644-1694
麻生磯次 1644-1694
English (227)
Japanese (193)
French (3)
Hungarian (2)
Italian (2)
German (1)