In this book, originally published in Japanese, Shiba intersperses her narration with excerpts from the actual travel diaries and sheds new light on women's literary activities in early modern Japan, which are noticeably understudied compared to other genres of Japanese literary history. The translation includes notes for general English readers.Wherever they went, Saihin and her parents would meet like-minded people, compose poems together, and ... her with his disciples and his daughter, who had already married into another family but was called back by her father for the occasion. ... carefully carried a seal she inherited from her father, which had originally been left for him by the late Kamei Nanmei. ... traveler who knows no bordersa meaning aa free persona41 She kept this memento close throughout her life, likely as aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Literary Creations on the Road|
|Author||:||Keiko Shiba, Motoko Ezaki|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2012|