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The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches - Basho, Matsuo, and Yuasa, Noboyuki (Translated by)
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In his perfectly crafted haiku poems, Basho described the natural world with great simplicity and delicacy of feeling. When he composed The Narrow Road to the Deep North he was a serious student of Zen Buddhism setting off on a series of travels designed to strip away the trappings of the material world and bring spiritual enlightenment. He wrote of the seasons changing, of the smell of the rain, the brightness of the moon and the beauty of the waterfall, through which he sensed the mysteries of the universe. These travel ...

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches 2020, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241382615

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches 1967, Penguin Group, Harmondsworth, Middlesex

ISBN-13: 9780140441857

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