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As I crossed a bridge of dreams : recollections of a woman in eleventh-century Japan

Translated by Ivan I. Morris

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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.

japanese title: Sarashina Nikki
notes: Japanese title: Sarashina Nikki.
subjects: Court and courtiers
Social life and customs
genre: Biography/Memoir
ISBN: 9780140442823
OCLC number: 468123834
publisher: The Dial Press, 1971; Harper & Row, 1971, 1973; Penguin Books, 1983, 1989
publication place: New York; New York; New York
english publication date: 1971
document type: Book
description: xi, 153 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
related: Penguin Classics