Zapisi pod uzglavljem
Publish date: 1987
Publisher: Sveučilišna naklada Liber
Pages no: 470
Edition language: Croatian
, Non Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Japanese Literature
AcknowledgementsChronologyIntroductionFurther ReadingNote on the Translation--The Pillow BookAppendix 1 PlacesAppendix 2 People and Where They AppearAppendix 3 TimeAppendix 4 Glossary of General TermsAppendix 5 Court Ranks, Titles and BureaucracyAppendix 6 Clothes and Colour GlossaryNotes
bookshelves: mystery-thriller, autumn-2010, japan, medieval5c-16c, published-1002, epistolatory-diary-blog Recommended for: radio 4 listeners Read from November 14 to 19, 2010 BBC blurb - Lady Shonagon and Lieutenant Yukinari return to investigate a murder in the Palace of the Sun Goddess. A fav...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00vw738/Womans_Hour_Drama_The_Pillow_Book_series_3_Episode_1/BBC blurb - Lady Shonagon and Lieutenant Yukinari return to investigate a murder in the Palace of the Sun Goddess. A favourite of the Emperor is found drowned in a pool in the Palace Gardens. But befor...
Loved the character of Shonagon and the descriptions of the elaborate court rituals, suppressed emotions, hidden passions; quite apart from learning about such an extraordinarily regimented and closed society. Wonderful
A gorgeous piece of literature -- the diary of a court lady -- from Heian Japan. I feel it's even better than the Tale of Genji. Wicked, bitter, and very funny in spots.