The pillow book

ISBN: 9780140448061, 0140448063
OCLC Number: 70127715
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
Author: Sei Shonagon
Translator: Meredith McKinney
Language: en
Publisher: Penguin Books, 2006, 2007
Publication Place: London, New York
Japanese Copyright Year: 1002
English Publication Date: 2006
Notes: Japanese title: Makura no soshi. Contents: [Text], App. 1. Places, App. 2. People and where they appear, App. 3 Time, App. 4, Glossary of general terms, App. 5. Court ranks, titles, and bureaucracy, App. 6. Clothes and colour glossary. Notes by Meredith McKinney.
Related: Penguin Classics
Abstract: A translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the Tale of Genji, it is one of the major Japanese classics.