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The tale of the genji.

Author: Murasaki Shikibu; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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The Tale of the Genji is one of the world's earliest novels, antedating Don Quixote by 600 years. It's author, Murasaki Shikibu, is surely the world's first woman novelist. This program traces the plot, which centers on the romantic relationships of the noble hero, Genji--through the panels of a series of illustrated handscrolls dating from the early 12th century.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Murasaki Shikibu; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 35050937
Notes: FFH 4061.
Credits: Narrator, Beth A. Lischeron.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.

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The Tale of the Genji is one of the world's earliest novels, antedating Don Quixote by 600 years. It's author, Murasaki Shikibu, is surely the world's first woman novelist. This program traces the plot, which centers on the romantic relationships of the noble hero, Genji--through the panels of a series of illustrated handscrolls dating from the early 12th century.

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