"The Narrow Road To The Deep North "( Matsuo Basho ) Book Review by The Research Group

"The Narrow Road To The Deep North "( Matsuo Basho )
How author's travel experiences enrich his poetry & develop his spiritual consciousness.
# 20903 | 1,350 words | 1 source | 1994 | US
Published on Mar 05, 2003 in Literature (Poetry) , Literature (World)


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" This study will examine the experiences and discoveries of Matsuo Basho on his travels in The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches to determine how those experiences enriched his poetry. Basho was, at the time he first set out on his several travels, in the midst of an intensely spiritual time of self-examination. He was not merely traveling for pleasure or distraction from life's worries. To the contrary, he was seeking the ultimate truths of life.

Accordingly, the discoveries Basho made on his travels were serious and profound lessons about himself and nature. Basho is not writing a travelogue, but rather a portrait of his spiritual reality as it exists at the moment of writing each particular poem.

What Basho discovers again and again on his travels is that.."

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