Basho Matsuo

Ba·sho

 (bä′shō, bä-shô′), Matsuo 1644-1694.
Japanese poet known for his composition of haiku infused with the spirit of Zen Buddhism.
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I have chosen as data the revisions of haiku made by Basho Matsuo in Oku no Hosomichi (1694), one of the acknowledged masterpieces of Japanese literature.
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Basho Matsuo (Penguin, 7.99 [pounds sterling])
Central to her story is the poetry of Basho Matsuo (1644-94).