おくのほそ道 (Oku no Hosomichi)

おくのほそ道 (Oku no Hosomichi)

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Oku no Hosomichi (meaning Narrow Road to Oku [the Deep North]) is a major work by Matsuo Bashō. Oku no
Hosomichi was written based on a journey taken by Bashō in the late spring of 1689. He and his traveling
companion Sora departed from Edo (modern-day Tokyo) for the northerly interior region known as Oku,
propelled mostly by a desire to see the places about which the old poets wrote. Travel in those days was, of
course, very dangerous to one’s health, but Bashō was committed to a kind of poetic ideal of wanderin...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Chapters 01 to 09
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  2. 02
    Chapters 10 to 18
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  3. 03
    Chapters 19 to 27
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