The Pillow Book

Author: Sei Shonagon
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141906944
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A 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.


Author: Natsume Soseki
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101097558
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Nami, or "beauty," is the center of this elegant novel, the still point around which the artist moves and the enigmatic subject of Soseki's word painting. In the author's words, Kusamakura is "a haiku-style novel, that lives through beauty.

Essays In Idleness

Author: Kenko
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141957875
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These two works on life's fleeting pleasures are by Buddhist monks from medieval Japan, but each shows a different world-view.

Pillow Book Of A Manic Depressive

Author: Anthony Peck
Publisher: Chipmunkapublishing ltd
ISBN: 1849913382
Size: 17.40 MB
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A pillow book is an “informal [medieval Japanese] book of notes which men and
women composed when they retired to their ... Introduction to “The Pillow Book of
Sei Shônagon”, translated by Ivan Morris, 1967, Penguin Classics Contents ...


Author: Jason Everett
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595299237
Size: 64.74 MB
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Extracts from John Morris's Introduction to his translation of The Pillow Book ofSei
Shonagon, Penguin Classics, 1967: “ The Pillow Book is the precursor of a
typically Japanese genre known as zuihitsu ('occasional writings,' 'random notes')

Jumpstart Poetry

Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113403539X
Size: 26.33 MB
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London: Macmillan Children's Books. McMillan, I. (1998) I Found this Shirt:
Poems and Prose from the Centre. Carcanet. Shonagon, Shei (2006) The Pillow
Book. Penguin Classics. Simic, C. (2007) Dimestore Alchemy: The Art of Joseph


Author: Arthur Miller
ISBN: 9783596271085
Size: 39.47 MB
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Junge Mädchen tanzen nachts im Wald, während eine Negerin alte Beschwörungsformeln über das Feuer murmelt; Beschwörungen, die Abigail, einem der Mädchen, zu ihrem Liebesglück verhelfen sollen.

Worlding Sei Sh Nagon

Author: Valerie Henitiuk
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN: 0776619799
Size: 73.37 MB
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Prepared for the Columbia College Program of Translations from the Oriental
Classics. ... Morris's Pillow Book remains very widely read (the Penguin
paperback has sold over 100,000 copies) and has served as the source text for
translations ...