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Contents Introduction 7 chapter one Early Poems 1662-74 19 chapter two Basho_ the Professional Poet 1675-79 33 chapter three Basho_'s Retreat to Nature: A Religious Life 1680-83 47 chapter four Basho_'s Journeys in the Way of the Poet 1684-88 67 chapter five Basho_'s Journey to the Interior 1689 127 chapter six At the Peak and Still Traveling 1690-91 155 chapter seven Basho_ Finds the Secret of Greatness in Poetry and Life 1692-94 185 notes Commentary, literal translations, Romanized versions, and original Japanese 233 appendices & back matter Appendix 1_Haiku Techniques 397 Appendix 2_Selected Chronology of the Life of Bash¿ 409 Glossary 411 Bibliography 421 Index of First Lines 423 Acknowledgments 00
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Matsuo, Bashêao, 1644-1694 -- Translations into English.
Haiku -- Translations into English.