Synopses & Reviews
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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As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams Illustrations and Maps
Sections and Chronology
Translation: As I Crossed A Bridge of Dreams
Index to Notes