The Pillow Book Of Sei Shonagon

Publisher: Macmillan/McGraw-Hill
SKU: DADAX0231073372
ISBN : 9780231073370
Availability: Only 5 Left In-stock.


Domestic Shipping:$3.99
   - OR -   

The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon

The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon is a fascinating, detailed account of Japanese court life in the eleventh century. Written by a lady of the court at the height of Heian culture, this book enthralls with its lively gossip, witty observations, and subtle impressions. Lady Shonagon was an erstwhile rival of Lady Murasaki, whose novel, The Tale of Genji, fictionalized the elite world Lady Shonagon so eloquently relates. Featuring reflections on royal and religious ceremonies, nature, conversation, poetry, and many other subjects, The Pillow Book is an intimate look at the experiences and outlook of the Heian upper class, further enriched by Ivan Morris's extensive notes and critical contextualization.

Specifications of The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon

EditionFirst Edition T
PublisherColumbia University Press
Number Of Pages423
Publication Date1991-04-15
Height8.01 inch.
Length5.44 inch.
Width1.04 inch.
Weight1.05 pounds.

Write a review

Your Name:

Your Email:

Your Review:

Note: HTML is not translated!

Rating: Bad           Good

Enter the code in the box below: