As I Crossed A Bridge Of Dreams: Recollections Of A Woman In 11th-century Japan

Paperback | December 5, 1989

byLady SarashinaTranslated byIvan MorrisIntroduction byIvan Morris

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Born at the height of the Heian period, the pseudonymous Lady Sarashina reveals much about the Japanese literary tradition in this haunting self-portrait. Born in 1008, Lady Sarashina was a lady-in-waiting of Heian-period Japan. Her work stands out for its descriptions of her travels and pilgrimages and is unique in the literature of the period, as well as one of the first in the genre of travel writing.

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Born at the height of the Heian period, the pseudonymous Lady Sarashina reveals much about the Japanese literary tradition in this haunting self-portrait. Born in 1008, Lady Sarashina was a lady-in-waiting of Heian-period Japan. Her work stands out for its descriptions of her travels and pilgrimages and is unique in the literature of t...

Lady Sarashina (as she is commonly known), born in 1008, was a lady-in-waiting of Heian-period Japan. Her work stands out for its descriptions of her travels and pilgrimages and is unique in the literature of the period, as well as one of the first in the genre of travel writing.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.79 × 5.09 × 0.42 inPublished:December 5, 1989Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140442820

ISBN - 13:9780140442823

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Table of Contents

As I Crossed a Bridge of DreamsIllustrations and Maps
Sections and Chronology
Introduction
Translation: As I Crossed A Bridge of Dreams
Notes
Index to Notes