Narrow Road to the Interior: And Other Writings

Posted on Sep 15, 2012

Basho, M. (1999). Narrow Road to the Interior: And Other Writings. Boston: Shambhala.

The Narrow Road to the Interior uses the journey as a metaphor for life. Basho’s observations on his journey to the interior stunningly juxtapose the aesthetic with the spiritual in nature.

“Students particularly identify with the journey motif, one they recognize from “road” films and the like. They can pick out the essence of a haiku after reading this.” – SunHee Gertz, Professor of English, Clark University

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