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As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams - (Classics S) by Sarashina (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 176

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: General

Series Title: Classics S

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Penguin Books

Age Range: Teen

Author: Sarashina

Language: English

Street Date: December 5, 1989
TCIN: 54271298
UPC: 9780140442823
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-8048


Born at the height of the Heian period, the pseudonymous Lady Sarashina reveals much about the Japanese literary tradition in this haunting self-portrait. Born in 1008, Lady Sarashina was a lady-in-waiting of Heian-period Japan. Her work stands out for its descriptions of her travels and pilgrimages and is unique in the literature of the period, as well as one of the first in the genre of travel writing.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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