"Bashō (1644-1694)--a great luminary of Asian literature who elevated the haiku to an art form of utter simplicity and intense spiritual beauty--is renowned in the West as the author of Narrow Road to the Interior, a travel diary of linked prose and haiku recounting his journey through the far northern provinces of Japan. This edition features a masterful translation of this celebrated work. It also includes an insightful introduction by translator...
Grand Central Publishing
An anthology of poetry from around the world includes works by Homer, Dante, Shakespeare, Keats, Poe, both Brownings, Dickinson, Eliot, Neruda, Plath, and Angelou, as well as poems and songs that have entered popular culture.