Reichhold’s Bashō: The World as Given

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  1. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison December 24, 2009 at 9:56 pm .

    <i>Genji</i> is on my lifetime list too, Lyle. And I hope I didn&#39;t give the impression that Reichhold&#39;s Bashō <i>replaces</i> anyone else&#39;s. The really impressive thing about Japanese haiku practice is that the language is so open: the reader really has to work. Some of the post-avant poets (Rae Armantrout, Harryette Mullen) and their forerunners (Lorine Niedecker especially) make

  2. Lyle Daggett
    Lyle Daggett December 24, 2009 at 4:32 am .

    Your comment here about one of the poems, &quot;O glorious / green leaves…&quot;, about the sensation that the sunlight and the leaves are <i>one thing</i>, reminded me of a painting by Van Gogh, <a href="http://www.artsmia.org/viewer/detail.php?v=12&amp;id=1218&quot; rel="nofollow">&quot;Olive Trees,&quot;</a> — in the original (which I&#39;ve seen a number of times in the Minneapolis Institute of

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