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The Spring of My Life: And Selected Haiku
The Spring of My Life: And Selected Haiku by Kobayashi Issa 1570621446 9781570621444
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The Spring of My Life: And Selected Haiku by Kobayashi Issa

Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), along with Basho and Buson, is considered one of the three greatest haiku poets of Japan, known for his attention to poignant detail and his playful sense of humor. Issas most-loved work,The Spring of My Life,is an autobiographical sketch of linked prose and haiku in the tradition of Bashos famousNarrow Road to the Interior.In addition toThe Spring of My Life,the translator has included more than 160 of Issas best haiku and an introduction providing essential information on Issas life and valuable comments on translating (and reading) haiku.

Author: Kobayashi Issa

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 212

Publisher: Shambhala

Publication Date: 1997-10-15

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ISBN: 1570621446

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