The Kagero Diary:A Woman's Autobiographical Text from Tenth-Century Japan

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Japan is the only country in the world where it was primarily the works of women writers that laid the foundation for the classical literary tradition. The Kagero Diary is the first extant work of that rich and brilliant tradition. The author was a member of the middle-ranking aristocracy of the Heian. period (794-1185) and her autobiographical text gives readers access to a woman's experience of a thousand years ago
ISBN: 
9780939512812
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Paperback
Publication Date: 
August 1, 1997