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The Ink Dark Moon

Love Poems by Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu, Women of the Ancient Court of Japan (Vintage Classics)

Ono no Komachi, Izumi Shikibu, Jane Hirshfield (Translated by), Mariko Aratani (Translated by)


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These translated poems were written by two women of the Heian court of Japan between the ninth and eleventh centuries A.D.

The poems speak intimately of their authors' sexual longing, fulfillment and disillusionment.

Vintage, 9780679729587, 240pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 1990