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The tale of Genji

Author: Murasaki Shikibu; Kenchō Seumatsu; Michael Emmerich; Terence Barrow
Publisher: Hong Kong : Tuttle Publishing, North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Publishing, 2018. 2018. ©2018
Series: Tuttle classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The classical novel of court life in tenth and eleventh-century Japan centers on the life and loves of a nobleman known as the shining Genji, son of an emperor, and those of Kaoru, grandson of Genji's best friend.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Named Person: Murasaki Shikibu; Murasaki Shikibu
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murasaki Shikibu; Kenchō Seumatsu; Michael Emmerich; Terence Barrow
ISBN: 4805314648 9784805314647
OCLC Number: 1004913753
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: "The authentic first translation of the world's earliest novel"--Cover.
"The first Tuttle edition of this work was published as Genji Monogatari, in 1974."--Colophon.
Description: 223 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Tuttle classics
Responsibility: Lady Murasaki Shikibu ; translated by Kenchō Suematsu ; foreword by Michael Emmerich.

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The most famous work of Japanese literature and the world's first novel written a thousand years ago and one of the enduring classics of world literature.  Read more...

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