skip to content
The tale of Genji Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The tale of Genji

Author: Murasaki Shikibu; Royall Tyler
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Tells the story of Prince Genji, the son of an emperor, whose passionate character, love affairs and shifting political fortunes, offer a glimpse of the golden age of Japan.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Ausgabe
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murasaki Shikibu; Royall Tyler
ISBN: 014243714X 9780142437148 0670030201 9780670030200
OCLC Number: 635998170
Notes: This translation originally published: New York ; London : Viking, 2001.
Translated from the Japanese.
Originaltitel: Genji monogatari.
Awards: Winner of Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize from Columbia University 2002
Description: xxix, 1182 p : ill., map.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: Murasaki Shikibu ; translated by Royall Tyler.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"[The Tale of Genji is] not only the world's first real novel, but one of its greatest." -Donald Keene, Columbia University "Edward Seidensticker's translation has the ring of authority." -New York Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/635998170> # The tale of Genji
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/635998170#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "635998170" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Event/794_1185> ; # 794-1185
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/814463> ; # Aristocracy (Social class)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Place/japan> ; # Japan
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/895.6314/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076481> ; # Princes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Topic/japanisch> ; # Japanisch
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85069558> ; # Princes--Japan
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Topic/roman> ; # Roman
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204082> ; # Japan.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Topic/aristocracy_social_class_japan> ; # Aristocracy (Social class)--Japan
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Person/tyler_royall> ; # Royall Tyler
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Person/murasaki_shikibu_978_1014> ; # Murasaki Shikibu
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/346768> ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction" ;
    schema:genre "Ausgabe" ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Series/penguin_classics> ; # Penguin classics
    schema:name "The tale of Genji" ;
    schema:productID "635998170" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/635998170#PublicationEvent/new_york_penguin_books_2003> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Agent/penguin_books> ; # Penguin Books
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780142437148> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780670030200> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/635998170> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Agent/penguin_books> # Penguin Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Penguin Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Person/murasaki_shikibu_978_1014> # Murasaki Shikibu
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "978?" ;
    schema:deathDate "1014?" ;
    schema:givenName "Murasaki Shikibu" ;
    schema:name "Murasaki Shikibu" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/346768#Person/tyler_royall> # Royall Tyler
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Tyler" ;
    schema:givenName "Royall" ;
    schema:name "Royall Tyler" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85069558> # Princes--Japan
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Princes--Japan" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076481> # Princes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Princes" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204082> # Japan.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Japan." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/814463> # Aristocracy (Social class)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Aristocracy (Social class)" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780142437148>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "014243714X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780142437148" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780670030200>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0670030201" ;
    schema:isbn "9780670030200" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.