This Book Has A Dual Purpose The First Is To Present In A New English Translation 255 Representative Hokku Or Haiku Poems Of Matsuo Basho 1644 94 , The Japanese Poet Who Is Generally Considered The Most Influential Figure In The History Of The Genre The Second Is To Make Available In English A Wide Spectrum Of Japanese Critical Commentary On The Poems Over The Last Three Hundred Years.
Makoto Ueda Ueda Makoto, born 1931 is a professor emeritus of Japanese literature at Stanford University.He earned a Ph.D in comparative literature in 1961.In 2004 2005 he served as the honorary curator of the American Haiku Archives at the California State Library in Sacramento, California He was given that honor in recognition of Ueda s many decades of academic writing about haiku and
- 468 pages
- Basho and His Interpreters: Selected Hokku With Commentary
- Makoto Ueda
- 11 January 2017 Makoto Ueda