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Murasaki Shikibu 978?-

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Works: 1,816 works in 4,546 publications in 7 languages and 29,459 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Diaries  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrations  Concordances  Sources  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Juvenile works 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Artist
Classifications: PL788.4.G4, 895.6
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Most widely held works by Murasaki Shikibu
The tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
498 editions published between 1537 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 7,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Written in the eleventh century, this exquisite portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world's first novel. Genji, the Shining Prince, is the son of an emperor. He is a passionate character whose tempestuous nature, family circumstances, love affairs, alliances, and shifting political fortunes form the core of this magnificent epic. Royall Tyler's superior translation is detailed, poetic, and superbly true to the Japanese original while allowing the modern reader to appreciate it as a contemporary treasure. Supplemented with detailed notes, glossaries, character lists, and chronologies to help the reader navigate the multigenerational narrative, this comprehensive edition presents this ancient tale in the grand style that it deserves
The tale of Genji; a novel in six parts by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
68 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tale of Genji is one of the world's earliest novels, written in the 11th century. The novel's plot centers on the romantic relationships of the noble hero Genji
The tale of Genji : a novel in four parts by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
5 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sacred tree : by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wreath of cloud, being the third part of 'The tale of Genji' by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
10 editions published between 1926 and 1932 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blue trousers : being the fourth part of "The tale of Genji" by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
6 editions published in 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diaries of court ladies of old Japan by Annie Shepley Omori ( Book )
87 editions published between 1893 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An annotated and textual criticism
The lady of the boat : being the fifth part of the "Tale of Genji" by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
5 editions published between 1900 and 1932 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genji monogatari by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
211 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bridge of dreams, being the second volume of "The lady of the boat" and the final part of "The tale of Genji" by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
7 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genji monogatari by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji) is the world's earliest novel and the most famous work in Japan's literary history. It remains the finest portrayal of court life in the classical Heian period, some ten centuries ago. The author, Murasaki Shikibu (Lady Murasaki) was a member of the celebrated Fujiwara clan, which virtually created the history and culture of the Heian age.The novel has for its theme the many loves of the radiantly charming Prince Genji, son of the emperor and paragon of the ladies of the court. But its underlying motif is the fleeting nature of life in a transient world of
Yuan shi wu yu by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
42 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genji monogatari by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
152 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Dit du Genji by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
24 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in French and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une des plus grandes oeuvres de la littérature mondiale écrite, il y a près de mille ans, par une noble dame japonaise. Il s'agit d'un immense roman d'amour scandé par d'innombrables épisodes poétiques où le plaisir, la douleur et la mort tissent leurs illusions cependant si réelles. Une substantielle introduction du traducteur situe le propos de l'oeuvre et sa postérité littéraire. [SDM]
A string of flowers, untied-- : love poems from the Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The love poetry of the Tale of Genji by Lady Murasaki comes alive in an all-new translation
The sacred tree, being the second part of "The tale of Genji" by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
11 editions published between 1926 and 1934 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genji monogatari by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
93 editions published between 1909 and 2008 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shinshin'yaku Genji monogatari by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
24 editions published between 1911 and 2002 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genji monogatari 6 by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
62 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Genji monogatari by Murasaki Shikibu ( Book )
3 editions published in 1959 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Fujiwara, Murasaki.
Fujiwara, Murasaki, 978?-
Fujiwara, Murasaki, b. 978?
Mourasaki, Shikibou
Mourasaki Shikibou 0978?-1016?
Murasaki
Murasaki, ... 978-1016
Murasaki no Shikibu 978-1016
Murasaki Schikibu 978-1016
Murasaki Schkibu 978-1016
Murasaki-Shikibu
Murasaki Shikibu 0978?-1016?
Murasaki-shikibu 978-1016
Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978?
Murasaki, Shikibu, ca978-ca1015
Murasaki shikibu, Heian [794-1185] (middle period)
Murasaki Shikibu, Heian Chuki
Murasaki Sikibu.
Murasaki Sikibu, 978?-
Murasaki Sikibu, b. 978?
Murasaki Šikibu, ca 973-ca 1014
Murasakishikibu.
Murasakishikibu 978-1016
Schikibu, Murasaki 978-1016
Shikibou Mourasaki 0978?-1016?
Shikibou, Murasaki
Shikibu, Murasaki
Shikibu, Murasaki (0978?-1016?).
Shikibu, Murasaki, ca 973-ca 1014
Shikibu Murasaki, n. 978?
Šikibu, Murasaki, ca 973-ca 1014
Tó no Šikibu, ca 973-ca 1014
To Shikibu.
Tō Shikibu, 978?-
Мурасаки Сикибу, ap 978-ap 1026
ムラサキ シキブ, ヘイアン チュウキ
紫 式部 0978?-1016?
紫 式部, 978?-
紫, 式部 978-1016
紫, 式部, ca978-ca1015
紫式部
紫式部, 0978?-1016?
紫式部, 978?-
紫式部, 978-1016.
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Languages
Japanese (986)
English (367)
Chinese (42)
French (27)
German (2)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
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