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    The Pillow Book (Penguin Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Sei Shonagon, Edited by Meredith McKinney

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    DescriptionA new translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the "Tale of Genji", this is one of the major Japanese classics.


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    Title
    The Pillow Book
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sei Shonagon, Edited by Meredith McKinney
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140448061
    ISBN 10: 0140448063
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/MEDIVL
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    Ingram Theme: CULT/JAPANS
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400, A15406050, A14660000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS021000, BIO006000, BIO026000
    DC22: 952.01092
    LC classification: PL788.6.M3 E54 2006
    BISAC region code: 2.5.2.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: DNBH, NHF, DCF
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FPJ
    Edition statement
    Translation
    Illustrations note
    map
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Meredith McKinney is a translator of Japanese literature, both contemporary and classical. She lived in Japan for twenty years and currently lives in Braidwood, New South Wales. Meredith McKinney is a translator of Japanese literature, both contemporary and classical. She lived in Japan for twenty years and currently lives in Braidwood, New South Wales.