SYMHC Classics: Sei Shonagon and the Heian Court
Published November 25, 2017
33 min
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    Today we're revisiting a bit of Japanese history. Thanks to the pillow book of lady-in-waiting Sei Shonagon, we have a first-person account of court life in Heian Japan. It's a diary and essay collection that's thoroughly fascinating. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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