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Sei Shōnagon

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The Pillow Book of Sei Sh¯onagon, Translated [from the Japanese] and Edited by Ivan Morris Summary

The Pillow Book is a journal written by a tenth-century lady-in-waiting to the Empress of Japan. The author is Sei Shonagon, and she was given some notebooks that were lying around the Palace that no one else wanted. The Pillow Book is her journal, and the topics she covers are varied. She writes poetry in her journal, gossips about the people in the court, and writes about the wonders of nature.

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