As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
Author : Sugawara no Takasue no Musume
Publisher :
Total Pages : 159
Release : 1971
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015008177142
ISBN 13 :
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Bogen skrevet af Lady Sarashina

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
Author : Sarashina
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 176
Release : 1989-12-05
ISBN 10 : 9780140442823
ISBN 13 : 0140442820
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams Book Description:

Born at the height of the Heian period, the pseudonymous Lady Sarashina reveals much about the Japanese literary tradition in this haunting self-portrait. Born in 1008, Lady Sarashina was a lady-in-waiting of Heian-period Japan. Her work stands out for its descriptions of her travels and pilgrimages and is unique in the literature of the period, as well as one of the first in the genre of travel writing. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Bridge of Dreams

Bridge of Dreams
Author : Chaz Brenchley
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 448
Release : 2007-03-27
ISBN 10 : 9781101007655
ISBN 13 : 1101007656
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bridge of Dreams Book Description:

For a thousand years, the great city of Sund stood impregnable while its enemy, Maras, remained outside the walls. Then the Marasi harnessed the powers of magic. Erecting an otherworldly bridge whose foundations were rooted in sorcery, the Marasi overran the walls of Sund and threw them down... Now, in the city known as Maras-Sund, magic has been outlawed. Yet there are hcildren being born with raw mahical talent—and there are those who would rally behind them to rebel against their hated overlords. Issel, a young water-seller from the poorest part of the city, possesses the gift for magic. And when he is recognized for his talents, recruited, and trained in the arts, his abilities may hold the key to his people's salvation. Jendre is the eldest daughter of a general under the Sultan of Maras, but she knows her father's rise to power comes at a price—a price commonly paid by the daughters of those who serve the Sultan. She has prepared for the night the Sultan's men take her away to be one of the vanished girls who—if the whispered rumors are true—are used to preserve the magical bridge into Sund upon which rests the fate of the empire. But her fate doe snot lie in oblivion. It lies with the Sultan himself...as his wife. In the coming conflict, bith Issel and Jendre will find themselves swept into the intrigues and machinations of two cultures: one determined to hold on to power and supremacy, the other struggling for survival—and freedom...

The Bridge of Dreams

The Bridge of Dreams
Author : Haruo Shirane
Publisher : Stanford University Press
Total Pages : 276
Release : 1987
ISBN 10 : 0804717192
ISBN 13 : 9780804717199
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Bridge of Dreams Book Description:

The Bridge of Dreams is a brilliant reading of The Tale of Genji that succeeds both as a sophisticated work of literary criticism and as an introduction this world masterpiece. Taking account of current literary theory and a long tradition of Japanese commentary, the author guides both the general reader and the specialist to a new appreciation of the structure and poetics of this complex and often seemingly baffling work. The Tale of Genji, written in the early eleventh century by a court lady, Murasaki Shikibu, is Japan's most outstanding work of prose fiction. Though bearing a striking resemblance to the modern psychological novel, the Genji was not conceived and written as a single work and then published and distributed to a mass audience as novels are today. Instead, it was issued in limited installments, sequence by sequence, to an extremely circumscribed, aristocratic audience. This study discusses the growth and evolution of the Genji and the manner in which recurrent concerns--political, social, and religious--are developed, subverted, and otherwise transformed as the work evolves from one stage to another. Throughout, the author analyzes the Genji in the context of those literary works and conventions that Murasaki explicitly or implicitly presupposed her contemporary audience to know, and reveals how the Genji works both within and against the larger literary and sociopolitical tradition. The book contains a color frontispiece by a seventeenth-century artist and eight pages of black-and-white illustrations from a twelfth-century scroll. Two appendixes present an analysis of biographical and textual problems and a detailed index of principal characters.

Bridge of Dreams

Bridge of Dreams
Author :
Publisher : Hudson Hills
Total Pages : 119
Release : 1999
ISBN 10 : 1555951724
ISBN 13 : 9781555951726
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bridge of Dreams Book Description:

The Brooklyn Bridge is universally regarded as one of the architectural and engineering wonders of the world. During 1986-87, shortly after celebrations of the Bridge's centennial, noted Turkish-American artist Burhan Dogancay undertook to photograph the heroic ironworkers involved in the bridge's restoration. Because of the safety nets draping the bridge, and because of the artist's camera eye, his photographs transcend their documentary function, becoming works of art in their own right. Dogancay presents the Brooklyn Bridge as it has never been seen before, surreal, mysterious, more magnificent than ever. This suite of magical images is reproduced here in rich duotone from original platinum prints. They are introduced by Phillip Lopate. His essay explores the Bridge's history and its role as an icon to writers and artists, as well as to virtually all citizens of the world.

A Bridge of Dreams

A Bridge of Dreams
Author : Sara Ann Levinsky
Publisher : SteinerBooks
Total Pages : 585
Release : 1984
ISBN 10 : 0892810637
ISBN 13 : 9780892810635
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Bridge of Dreams Book Description:

Paramananda, a disciple of Vive-kananda in the Ramakrishna lineage, came to the United States in 1906. A Bridge of Dreams tells the story of his life and community.

Bridge of Dreams

Bridge of Dreams
Author : Miyeko Murase
Publisher : ABRAMS
Total Pages : 450
Release : 2000
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050045155
ISBN 13 :
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Bridge of Dreams Book Description:

Published to accompany the exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 28 March - 25 June 2000.

A Bridge of Dreams

A Bridge of Dreams
Author : Deirdre Hill
Publisher : Hodder Children's Books Australia
Total Pages : 189
Release : 1982
ISBN 10 : 0340282673
ISBN 13 : 9780340282670
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Bridge of Dreams Book Description:

SUMMARY: Lydia Martin of Lavender Bay, Sydney is eight when work begins on the approaches to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Over the next nine years (1923-32) the Bridge takes shape and the Martin children grow up.

Across A Bridge Of Dreams

Across A Bridge Of Dreams
Author : Lesley Downer
Publisher : Random House
Total Pages : 448
Release : 2012-06-07
ISBN 10 : 9781446465233
ISBN 13 : 1446465233
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Across A Bridge Of Dreams Book Description:

In the brave new Japan of the 1870s, Taka and Nobu meet as children and fall in love; but their relationship will test the limits of society. Unified after a bitter civil war, Japan is rapidly turning into a modern country with rickshaws, railways and schools for girls. Commoners can marry their children into any class, and the old hatred between north and south is over - or so it seems. Taka is from the powerful southern Satsuma clan which now dominates the country, and her father, General Kitaoka, is a leader of the new government. Nobu, however, is from the northern Aizu clan, massacred by the Satsuma in the civil war. Defeated and reduced to poverty, his family has sworn revenge on the Satsuma. Taka and Nobu's love is unacceptable to both their families and must be kept secret, but what they cannot foresee is how quickly the tables will turn. Many southern samurai become disillusioned with the new regime, which has deprived them of their swords, status and honour. Taka's father abruptly leaves Tokyo and returns to the southern island of Kyushu, where trouble is brewing. When he and his clansmen rise in rebellion, the government sends its newly-created army to put them down. Nobu and his brothers have joined this army, and his brothers now see their chance of revenge on the Satsuma. But Nobu will have to fight and maybe kill Taka's father and brother, while Taka now has to make a terrible choice - between her family and the man she loves ...

Bridge of Dreams

Bridge of Dreams
Author : Sylvia Miller
Publisher :
Total Pages : 15
Release : 198?
ISBN 10 : OCLC:181822550
ISBN 13 :
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