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As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

Recollections of a Woman in 11th-Century Japan

Sarashina - Author

Ivan Morris - Translator

Ivan Morris - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780140442823 | 176 pages | 05 Dec 1989 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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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.
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Introduction
Translation: As I Crossed A Bridge of Dreams
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‘It is like seeing a garden at night in which certain parts are lit up so brightly that we can distinguish each blade of grass, each minute insect, each nuance of colour, while the rest of the garden and the tidal wave that threatens it remain in darkness’ – Ivan Morris

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