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However her attention to detail was amazing and everything she described seemed like it was right in front of me and actually happening. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

El libro de la almohada by Sei Shōnagon (2 star ratings)

Describe con insistencia los encuentros entre mujeres de la alcurnia y hombres de alto rango. Dreamtigers is considered a masterpiece. Lists with This Book. Annoying Laa Intrusions to the actual entries from the translator, which usually ended as abruptly as they started. Being a “rough commoner” myself, there’s only so much I could enjoy this book.

El libro de la almohada / The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon

Dress was paramount, as was a knowledge of history, literature, religion and legend. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This woman is known only by her sobriquet at court.

Little is known of the writers later life but what she has captured here is an insight into a lost culture. El libro de la almohada. Though an interesting read, I found it tediously long.

Trivia About The Pillow Book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want shonago read. Though the translation was quite clear and made for easy perusal, this is more a book for cultural study than for light reading.


At times I would be enjoying the readings and wanted to know what would happen next but then I kibro be cut off in the middle of understanding Shonagon’s writings. There were certainly fascinating moments — wonderful fragments of descriptions and happenings — but I found myself growing increasingly uninterested in it as I read on.

Her writing does, however, reveal an educated, sensitive, and vivacious woman who held herself in high esteem and fl popular at court. Cose che ee hanno fatto sorridere. Well if anything, change will come. Quotes from El shonagonn de la al Frankly I’m not sure which is better, living in trying times but developing a more wordly and magnanimous heart, with many suffering the consequences of dire decisions; or in an idyllic one where one is more self-centred, but the general populace happier shonaogn the whole in a simpler, small-minded world if you will.

Orinoco Womble tidy bag and all Immeasurably. Similar in tone to “Tales of Genji”, this book is a thousand years old and a classic of ancient Japanese literature. For the most part most of the entries told stories of her life and her culture as well. Sonja rated it it was ok Apr 04, In such later works as The Gold of the Tigers, Borges wrote of his lifelong descent into blindness and how it affected his perceptions of the world and himself as a writer.

An though it i Though an interesting read, I found it tediously long.

El libro de la almohada

You’ll need two bookmarks, one for where you’re reading and the other at the end notes that libri with that point. Still, it’s hard to sympathize with the author, who is way too concerned with frivolous things; she seems like a deeply insecure person living in an already self-conscious society. Humanidades Volume of Libro de bolsillo: I liked how her texts would make me feel a part of the palace she was in, her descriptions were so vivid that I would dw as I were walking in her footsteps.


Although some entries were of that sort others were so short and confusing, that of course no one but her understood, I could only guess what she was trying to say with her poem like writings.

Konstantin Yes, just like you’ve said A somewhat bizarre collection of personal anecdotes of the Japanese court, poetic descriptions and what I can only describe as thousand-year-old listicles. Bellissimi sono stati i suoi elenchi sinceri, spontanei, senza freni, sembravano fossero scritte da me. See all 4 questions about El libro de la almohada….

He returned to Buenos Aires inwhere he helped to found several avant-garde literary periodicals. In spite of Borges’s belief that people cannot understand the chaotic world, he continually attempted to do so in his writing. Or acquiring the second volume of a tale whose first volume one has enjoyed.

Vuelve al palacio suplicando amor, vuelto nada.

The only sbonagon that really bothered me about this book is how some of her journal entries ended. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Maybe some day I will try and read it again, but this is not the right time foe me to read it.