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Kamo No Chomei: Hojoki / Basho, M.: Narrow Road To the Interior (Unabridged)

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XC 2879
 
Kamo No Chomei: Hojoki / Basho, M.: Narrow Road To the Interior (Unabridged)
ISBN: 9789629547851
Download Size: 129 Mb
Running Time (H:M): 02:05:23
Release Date: August 2008
Originally recorded in 2008
Author
Kamo no Chomei
Producer
Nicolas Soames
Author
Matsuo Basho
Reader Soloist
Takashi Sudo
Reader Soloist
Togo Igawa
Genre:
Spoken Word
Poetry

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Kamo No Chomei: Hojoki / Basho, M.: Narrow Road To the Interior (Unabridged)
Matsuo Basho
Read by Togo Igawa
Japanese poetry is well-known for its clarity and concision, and Narrow Road to the Interior and Hōjōki are two of the best-loved, and most intensely Japanese, works of their kind; famous for their beautiful, delicate verse and subtle insight into the human condition. It has been said of Narrow Road that 'it was as if the very soul of Japan had itself written it'. It takes the form of a travel diary, and traces the poet's journey from Edo (modern-day Tokyo) to the northern interior. Hōjōki, a much earlier work written by Chōmei, a Buddhist hermit, is essentially a meditation on the transience of the world. Read by the famous classical Japanese actor Togo Igawa, the full beauty of its ancient cadences and rhythms is drawn out. Also includes detailed notes on Narrow Road to the Interior, on CD-ROM.




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