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As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams: Recollections of a Woman in 11th-Century Japan

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Synopsis:

A Lady-in-waiting at a Heian court in medieval Japan records her personal feelings and reactions to social standards. Its shy and vulnerable author found happiness neither in her work at court nor with her family, and projected into her writing veiled longings that are both timeless and poignant.

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Translation: As I Crossed A Bridge of Dreams

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140442823
Author:
Morris, Ivan
Author:
Sarashina, Lady
Author:
Sarashina
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Near and far eastern fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
19891231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.76x5.24x.44 in. .32 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , A Lady-in-waiting at a Heian court in medieval Japan records her personal feelings and reactions to social standards. Its shy and vulnerable author found happiness neither in her work at court nor with her family, and projected into her writing veiled longings that are both timeless and poignant.
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