Bashō Matsuo





Bashō Matsuo


Born
in Matsuo Kinsaku, Japan
January 01, 1644

Died
November 28, 1694

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MATSUO Bashō (松尾 芭蕉) was the most famous poet of the Edo period in Japan. During his lifetime, Bashō was renowned for his works in the collaborative haikai no renga form; today, he is recognized as a master of brief and clear haiku.

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The Narrow Road to the Deep...

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4.15 avg rating — 2,154 ratings — published 1689 — 34 editions
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On Love and Barley: Haiku o...

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4.35 avg rating — 598 ratings — published 1985 — 7 editions
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Basho: The Complete Haiku

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4.42 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 1972 — 13 editions
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Narrow Road to the Interior...

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Lips Too Chilled (Little Bl...

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The Essential Basho

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Bashō's Haiku: Selected Poems

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A Zen Wave: Basho's Haiku a...

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4.12 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1979 — 8 editions
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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times:...

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4.42 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1694 — 4 editions
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Basho's Narrow Road: Spring...

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“The journey itself is my home.”
Bashō Matsuo

“Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought.”
Bashō Matsuo

“Winter solitude-
in a world of one colour
the sound of the wind.”
Bashō Matsuo

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