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Skeleton on a Path: A Lyric Biography of Matsuo Basho

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dc.contributor.advisor Denevi, Tim Gagnon, Darcy Jay
dc.creator Gagnon, Darcy Jay 2018-04-26 2018-07-02T13:32:44Z
dc.description This thesis has been embargoed for 10 years and will not be available until April 2028 at the earliest. en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis is a lyric biography of the life and reputation of the 17th century Japanese poet, Matsuo Basho. In addition to providing a retelling of his biography, the thesis also offers creative speculations and analysis of various aspects of the poet’s work. In additional, the thesis follows the author in his travel to Japan, where he recounts his experiences with various locations that have become the topics of Basho’s travel diaries and poems. Finally, the thesis analyzes key figures in the East and the West after Basho’s era, in an attempt to understand more about the legacy of the poet through analysis of those he influenced.
dc.subject Matsuo Basho en_US
dc.subject Japan en_US
dc.subject poetry en_US
dc.subject haiku en_US
dc.subject lyric essay en_US
dc.subject biography en_US
dc.title Skeleton on a Path: A Lyric Biography of Matsuo Basho en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing en_US Master's en_US Creative Writing en_US George Mason University en_US
dc.description.embargo 2028-04-26

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