Excellent book, a sort of diary-fiction with Japanese on the facing pages and plenty of reference notes....
File Size: 2873 KB
Print Length: 128 pages
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing; Bilingual edition (December 20, 2011)
Publication Date: December 20, 2011
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
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The Tosa Diary reveals the life of a traveler in tenth-century Japan whose journey lasted 55 days on a ship from Tosa, where Ki no Tsurayuki served as governor, to Kyoto. This engaging translation provides the modern reader with a fascinating look at ancient Japanese life and travel, and is written with an artless simplicity and quiet humor. Seasickness, grief, and pride are just a few of the emotions readers will feel as Tsurayuki's personaliz...