Nobuyuki Yuasa: November 15, 1966

The Poetry Center presents renowned Japanese scholar-translator Nobuyuki Yuasa talking on Basho and the haiku tradition, and reading from his volume of translations and commentary, The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches by Matsuo Basho, translated by Nobuyuki Yuasa (Penguin Classics, 1967), a book which still remains in print.

Location
San Francisco State College
Total Run Time
00:48:35
Originally Recorded By
APA
Date
11/15/1966
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1839
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How engrossing. Not just the subject of Haiku but the insights into the characters of both Basho and Yuasa.Such a lyrical voice, using repetition to emphasis beauty.

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