The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon

The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon


By (author) Sei Shonagon, Translated by Arthur Waley

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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 224mm x 13mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 31 January 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Kila, MT
  • ISBN 10: 1417900695
  • ISBN 13: 9781417900695
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,774,710

Product 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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