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Murasaki Shikibu : the Tale of Genji

Author: Richard Bowring
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Landmarks of world literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji, written in Japan in the early eleventh century, is acknowledged to be one of Japan's greatest literary achievements, and sometimes thought of as the world's first novel. This book will be useful for survey courses in Japanese and World Literature.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bowring, Richard John, 1947-
Murasaki Shikibu.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)52829190
Named Person: Murasaki Shikibu; Murasaki Shikibu
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bowring
ISBN: 9780511164071 0511164076 0511166028 9780511166020 0511162472 9780511162473 9780521832083 052183208X 9780521539753 0521539757 9780511811715 0511811713 9780511164873 0511164874 1107148669 9781107148666 1283329123 9781283329125 0511165390 9780511165399 9786613329127 6613329126 0511566662 9780511566660
OCLC Number: 191931841
Language Note: English.
Notes: Previous edition: 1988.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 106 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The cultural background --
The tale of Genji --
Language and style --
Impact, influence, and reception.
Series Title: Landmarks of world literature.
Other Titles: Tale of Genji
Responsibility: Richard Bowring.

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