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Back roads to far towns : Bashō's travel journal

Author: 松尾芭蕉, 1644-1694, author. ; Bashō Matsuo; Cid Corman; Susumu Kamaike; Hide Oshiro
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : White Pine Press, [2004] ©2004
Series: Companions for the journey, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The seventeenth-century Japanese poet describes his two-year 1500-mile pilgrimage across the island of Honshu.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Early works
Poetry
Biography
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Matsuo, Bashō, 1644-1694.
Back roads to far towns.
Buffalo, N.Y. : White Pine Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607527884
Named Person: Bashō Matsuo; Bashō Matsuo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 松尾芭蕉, 1644-1694, author. ; Bashō Matsuo; Cid Corman; Susumu Kamaike; Hide Oshiro
ISBN: 189399631X 9781893996311
OCLC Number: 57704292
Language Note: Translated from Japanese.
Notes: Translation of: Oku no hosomichi.
Description: 93 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Introduction; Translator's Preface; The Journal; Notes on the Text; Map of the Journey.
Series Title: Companions for the journey, 5.
Other Titles: Oku no hosomichi.
Backroads to far towns
Responsibility: translated by Cid Corman and Kamaike Susumu ; illustrated by Hide Oshiro.
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