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As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams Recollections of a Woman in Eleventh-Century Japan

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ISBN-10: 0140442820

ISBN-13: 9780140442823

Edition: 1975

Authors: Lady Lady Sarashina, Ivan Morris, Sarashina, Ivan Morris, Sarashina

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As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams is a unique autobiography in which the anonymous writer known as Lady Sarashina intersperses personal reflections, anecdotes and lyrical poems with accounts of her travels and evocative descriptions of the Japanese countryside. Born in AD 1008, Lady Sarashina felt an acute sense of melancholy that led her to withdraw into the more congenial realm of the imagination - this deeply introspective work presents her vision of the world. While barely alluding to certain aspects of her life such as marriage, she illuminates her pilgrimages to temples and mystical dreams in exquisite prose, describing a profound emotional journey that can be read as a metaphor for…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1975
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/5/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.04" wide x 7.80" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English