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Pillow Book

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  • Pillow Book — ▪ work by Sei Shōnagon Japanese  Makura No Sōshi        (c. 1000), title of a book of reminiscences and impressions by the 11th century Japanese court lady Sei Shōnagon (q.v.). Whether the title was generic and whether Sei Shōnagon herself used… …   Universalium

  • pillow book — /ˈpɪloʊ bʊk/ (say piloh book) noun 1. (in Japan) a book of sexual instruction, often with journal entries and observations, thought of as being kept under the pillows of a bed. 2. a collection of personal notes, jottings, reflections on life, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • pillow book — noun (in Japanese classical literature) a type of private journal or diary …   English new terms dictionary

  • pillow book — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pillow Book, The — (Makura no Sōshi)    by Sei Shōnagon (ca. 1002)    The Pillow Book is considered by contemporary scholars to be one of the two great literary monuments of the Japanese HEIAN PERIOD (the other being MURASAKI SHIKIBU’s TALE OF GENJI). SEI SHōNAGON …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • The Pillow Book — This article is about the Japanese book. For the Peter Greenaway film of the same name, see The Pillow Book (film). Sei Shōnagon in a later 17th century drawing …   Wikipedia

  • The Pillow Book (film) — Infobox Film name = The Pillow Book caption = director = Peter Greenaway producer = Kees Kasander writer = Peter Greenaway starring = Vivian Wu Ewan McGregor Ken Ogata Yoshi Oida Hideko Yoshida Judy Ongg music = cinematography = Sacha Vierny… …   Wikipedia

  • The Pillow Book — est un film franco britannique de Peter Greenaway sorti en 1996. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Résumé détaillé 2.1 Les premiers pas de Nagiko …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Pillow Book — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Die Bettlektüre Originaltitel: The Pillow Book Produktionsland: Großbritannien Erscheinungsjahr: 1996 Länge: 126 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • The Pillow Book — Título The Pillow Book (España) Escrito en el cuerpo (Hispanoamérica) Escrito en la piel (Venezuela) El libro de cabecera (México) Ficha técnica Dirección Peter Greenaway P …   Wikipedia Español

  • The Pillow Book (película) — The Pillow Book (cuyo título hace referencia a a costumbre japonesa de guardar en las almohadas, que eran de cerámica o de madera huecas, los diarios íntimos) es una película casi poema de carácter iniciático en la que Nagiko narradora y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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