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The gossamer years = Kagerō nikki : the diary of a noblewoman of Heian Japan

Author: 道綱母, approximately 935-995. ; Michitsuna no Haha; Edward Seidensticker
Publisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vt. : C.E. Tuttle, 1973.
Series: Tut books; UNESCO collection of representative works., Japanese series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Tut book edView all editions and formats
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This diary of a Japanese noblewoman portrays difficult elements of the Japanese social hierarchy, revealing her discontent as a subsidiary wife.

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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Michitsuna no Haha; Michitsuna no Haha; Michitsuna no Haha
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 道綱母, approximately 935-995. ; Michitsuna no Haha; Edward Seidensticker
ISBN: 0804811237 9780804811231
OCLC Number: 2099438
Notes: Translated from the Iwanami ed. of the Kagerō nikki published in 1957.
Description: 201 pages, [7] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Tut books; UNESCO collection of representative works., Japanese series.
Other Titles: Kagerō nikki.
Kagerō nikki
Responsibility: translated by Edward Seidensticker.

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"Just like "The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon," this is a diary from Heian Era of Japan, although unlike Sei Shonagon and Murasaki, this diary takes place prior to when they got to shine, and I can't Read more...

 
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