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Narrow Road to the Interior & Hojoki (Unabridged) (MP3-CD) (Matsuo Basho & Kamo No Chomei)

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Japanese poetry is well-known for its clarity and concision, and Narrow Road to the Interior andHojoki are two of the best-loved, and most intensely Japanese, works of their kind; famous for their beautiful, delicate verse and subtle insight into the human condition. It has been said ofNarrow Road that "it was as if the very soul of Japan had itself written it." It takes the form of a travel diary, and traces the poet’s journey from Edo (modern-day Tokyo) to the northern interior.Hojoki, a much earlier work written by Chomei, a Buddhist hermit, is essentially a meditation on the transience of the world. Read by the famous classical Japanese actor Togo Igawa, the full beauty of its ancient cadences and rhythms is drawn out. Also includes detailed notes on Narrow Road to the Interior.

Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: Asian
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Author: Matsuo Basho & Kamo No Chomei
Language: English
Street Date: May 24, 2016
TCIN: 51289985
UPC: 9781522633921
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-9407
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