The Pillow Book

Author: Sei Shonagon
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0140448063
Size: 26.17 MB
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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.

The Pillow Book

Author: Peter Greenaway
Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Inc
Size: 21.59 MB
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The Pillow Bookis director Peter Greenaway's celebration of the literary and calligraphic potential of cinema, and the eroticism of inscription.

Worlding Sei Sh Nagon

Author: Valerie Henitiuk
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN: 0776619799
Size: 41.16 MB
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Worlding Sei Shônagon guides the reader through the remarkable translation history of The Pillow Book in the West, gathering almost fifty translations of the “spring, dawn” passage, which span one-hundred-and-thirty-five years and ...

The Diary Of Lady Murasaki

Author: Murasaki Shikibu
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141907657
Size: 79.66 MB
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The Diary recorded by Lady Murasaki (c. 973-c. 1020), author of The Tale of Genji, is an intimate picture of her life as tutor and companion to the young Empress Shoshi.

The Book Of Contemplation

Author: Usama ibn Munqidh
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0140455132
Size: 61.59 MB
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This edition focuses on The Book of Contemplation, but also uses extracts from The Book of the Staffand Kernels of Refinementto produce a complete and human portrayal of Islamic perspectives on a day-to-day existence, warfare, and the ...


Author: Maggie Nelson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473548039
Size: 64.96 MB
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A Guardian Book of the Year Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation - Olivia Laing Bluets winds its way through depression, divinity, ...

Blue Eyed Salaryman

Author: Niall Murtagh
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847656889
Size: 42.14 MB
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And what happens when you give up the Salaryman life? The book follows life after the corporation, giving fresh perspectives on the nature of Japanese business culture and the problems faced by outsiders in Japan.

The Tale Of Murasaki

Author: Liza Dalby
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780099565253
Size: 12.78 MB
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In this way, she comes to write her masterpiece, The Tale of Genji. But this is much more than just an elegantly plotted historical novel. The Tale of Murasaki is a beautiful work of literary archaeology.