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The pillow book

Author: Sei Shōnagon; Meredith McKinney
Publisher: London : Penguin, ©2006.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the "Tale of Genji", it is one of the major Japanese classics.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sei Shōnagon; Meredith McKinney
ISBN: 9780140448061 0140448063
OCLC Number: 70127715
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: 364 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
Introduction --
The pillow book --
Appendix 1. Places --
Appendix 2. People and where they appear --
Appendix 3. Time --
Appendix 4. Glossary of general terms --
Appendix 5. Court ranks, titles, and bureaucracy --
Appendix 6. Clothes and colour glossary.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Sei Shonagon ; translated with notes by Meredith McKinney.

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