Matsuo Bash?'s Poetic Spaces (Hardcover)

Exploring Haikai Intersections

By E. Kerkham (Editor)

Palgrave MacMillan, 9781403972583, 268pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2006

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Paperback (6/6/2007)

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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. This collection of essays explores certain neglected aspects of this haikaimaster's literary and philosophical contributions.

About the Author

ELEANOR KERKHAM is Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Literature at the University of Maryland, USA.