The Pillow Book of SEI Shonagon

The Pillow Book of SEI Shonagon

Description

This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

996 A.D., with later revisions. The translation of the diaries of a court lady in tenth-century Japan, it is a collection of anecdotes, memories of court and religious ceremonies, character sketches, lists of things the author enjoyed or loathed, places that interested her, diary entries, descriptions of nature, pilgrimages, conversations, poetry exchanges--indeed, almost everything that made up daily life for the upper classes in Japan during the Heian period.


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Details

Author(s)
Sei Shonagon, Arthur Waley
Format
Hardback | 160 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 13mm | 408g
Publication date
10 Sep 2010
Publisher
Kessinger Publishing
Publication City/Country
Whitefish MT, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
116319879X
ISBN13
9781163198797