Library

Bibliography

Bibliography

Writing of the period
  • The Pillow Book, Sei Shonagon
  • The Tale of Genji , Murasaki Shikibu
  • As I Crossed A Bridge of Dreams , Lady Sarashina and Ivan Morris
  • The Confessions of Lady Nijo , Lady Nijo and Karen Brazell
  • The Gossamer Years , The Mother Of Michitsuna and Edward Seidensticker
  • Historical Fiction
  • The Tale of Murasaki, Liza Dalby
  • Fudoki, Kij Johnson
  • The Fox Woman, Kij Johnson
  • Yamada Monogatari, Richard Parks
  • The Akitada Mysteries, I. J. Parker
  • Apps
  • 72 Seasons ,https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/72-seasons/id1059622777?mt=8
  • Podcasts
  • History Of Japan by Isaac Meyer
  • Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast by Chris
  • Stuff You Missed In History Class by Tracy V. Wilson and Holly Frey
  • Films
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013), Isao Takahata
  • The Pillow Book (1996), Peter Greenaway
  • Millennium Actress (2001), Satoshi Kon
  • The Tale of Genji (1987), Gisaburo Sugii
  • Everything Featuring Toshiro Mifune And Directed by Akira Kurosawa, Yes I Know It’s The Wrong Period, But Just Watch It. Especially Yojimbo. I’ll Wait.
  • Computer Games
  • Let me know if you hear of one, it would be great to level up by making witty remarks at the expense of love rivals while wearing +1 Robes of Exquisite Seasonal Suitability
  • Reference Material (Any mistakes – and there will be a lot of them- are my own responsibility)
  • The World of the Shining Prince, Ivan Morris
  • The Catalpa Bow, Carmen Blacker
  • The Hokusai Manga, Katsushika Hokusai
  • A History of Japan to 1334, George Sansom
  • Kimono, Liza Dalby
  • Gunpowder: The Explosive that Changed The World, Jack Kelly
  • Giving Up The Gun: Japan’s Reversion to the Sword, Noel Perrin