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Matsuo Bashôs Poetic Spaces: Exploring Haikai Intersections Eleanor Kerkham

Matsuo Bashôs Poetic Spaces: Exploring Haikai Intersections

Eleanor Kerkham

Published December 12th 2006
ISBN : 9781403972583
Hardcover
288 pages
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This collection of essays explores certain neglected aspects of this haikai masters literary and philosophical contributions. Haikai is an art that parodies and often subverts its linguistic, generic, and personal predecessors, and its intersectionsMoreThis collection of essays explores certain neglected aspects of this haikai masters literary and philosophical contributions. Haikai is an art that parodies and often subverts its linguistic, generic, and personal predecessors, and its intersections include imaginative links to the rest of Japanese literature and culture, to Chinese prose and poetry, and to the social, intellectual, and everyday realities of seventeenth century Tokugawa life.