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sei sh nagon wikipedia - sei sh nagon lesser councilor of state sei c 966 1017 1025 was a japanese author poet and a court lady who served the empress teishi sadako around the year 1000 during the middle heian period she is the author of the pillow book makura no s shi, the pillow book film wikipedia - the pillow book is a 1996 drama film written and directed by peter greenaway which stars vivian wu as nagiko a japanese model in search of pleasure and new cultural experience from various lovers the film is a melding of dark modern drama with idealised chinese and japanese cultural themes and settings and centres on body painting, the pillow book 1997 rotten tomatoes - critics consensus the pillow book is undeniably sensual and visually ravishing but the film s narrative lacks the hypnotic pull of its imagery, history of sex in cinema filmsite org - history of sex in cinema the greatest and most influential sexual films and scenes illustrated 1996 part 2, enshrined deity fushimi inari taisha - 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the tomb period 250 c e 552 c e gets its name from the massive tombs that dot the landscape to this day the most impressive of these is the awe inspiring tomb of emperor nintoku who may have reigned from about 395 to 427 c e measuring 2 695 feet long and covering an area of 80 acres this tomb near osaka has a distinctive keyhole shape and is encircled by a moat, being kawaii in japan center for the study of women - by natalia konstantinovskaia japanese femininity is frequently associated with the notion of kawaii or cute kinsella 1995 which some view as a required or natural quality for a japanese woman linked to her place in society mcveigh 1996 the term kawaii is regarded as an important affect word connected to femininity clancy 1999, kobe escort erotic massage club - this is esthetic business this is the official site of kobe escort erotic massage club this site is engaged in the education of our youth very seriously, asian history books whsmith - whsmith s cookies policy to give you the best possible experience this site uses cookies using this site means you agree to our use of cookies, learn about perfume and wine in burgundy april 2018 - 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