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Unformatted text preview: -series of travel accounts perfect his style-sought beauty, communion with nature 222 Travel Literature ( kikou bungaku a )-traced back to The Tosa Diary-places names ( uta makura ) as landmarks-combination of poetry and prose-emulation of Saigyou (118-1190)-Bashou The Journey of 1684 = Nozarashi kikou (1684) The Narrow Road of the Interior = Oku no hosomichi a (1689, published 1694) Bashous haiku Sabi At an ancient pond A frog jups in The sound of water On a withered branch A crow alights Evening in autumn Karumi...
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