Preface Selected Chronology of the Life of Matsuo Basho Introduction: The Haiku Poetry of Matsuo Basho Translation of the Hokku Notes Major Nature Images in Basho's Hokku Glossary Bibliography Index to Basho's Hokku in Translation Index to Basho's Hokku in Japanese Index of Names
David Landis Barnhill is Director of Environmental Studies and Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. He is the coeditor (with Roger S. Gottlieb) of Deep Ecology and World Religions: New Essays on Sacred Ground, also published by SUNY Press, and the editor of At Home on the Earth: Becoming Native to Our Place: A Multicultural Anthology.
"This is a very well-researched translation of Basho 's poetry that does an outstanding job of presenting this valuable material for those interested in Japanese culture, especially literature and religion. It is a first-rate work that clearly reflects the author's long and intense devotion and commitment to the topic. It will stand out as unique because of the range of poetry that it covers."