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

The tale of Genji

Author: Murasaki Shikibu; Royall Tyler
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Abridged ed.View all editions and formats
Summary:

A portrait of Genji, the Shining Prince, son of an emperor. It features on his tempestuous nature, family circumstances, love affairs, alliances, and shifting political fortunes.

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
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murasaki Shikibu; Royall Tyler
ISBN: 0143039490 9780143039495
OCLC Number: 68770219
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: This translation originally published: 2003.
Description: pages cm
Contents: The paulownia pavilion (Kiritsubo) --
The broom tree (Hahakigi) --
The twilight beauty (Yûgao) --
Young Murasaki (Wakamurasaki) --
Beneath the autumn leaves (Momiji no ga) --
Under the cherry blossoms (Hana no en) --
Heart-to-heart (Aoi) --
The green branch (Sakaki) --
Suma (Suma) --
Akashi (Akashi) --
The pilgrimage to Sumiyoshi (Miotsukushi) --
The picture contest (Eawase).
Responsibility: Murasaki Shikibu.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"An enormous achievement." --The New York Times Book Review "Both epic and intimate, [Genji] is a gorgeous evocation of a time and place that have long since disappeared. But it's also an exploration 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/68770219> # The tale of Genji
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/68770219#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
   library:oclcnum "68770219" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4739789617#Place/kyoto_japan> ; # Kyoto (Japan)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207923> ; # Japan--Kyoto.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881829> ; # Courts and courtiers
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/895.6314/e22/> ;
   schema:bookEdition "Abridged ed. /" ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/89811091> ; # Royall Tyler
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/95154208> ; # Murasaki Shikibu
   schema:datePublished "2006" ;
   schema:description "The paulownia pavilion (Kiritsubo) -- The broom tree (Hahakigi) -- The twilight beauty (Yûgao) -- Young Murasaki (Wakamurasaki) -- Beneath the autumn leaves (Momiji no ga) -- Under the cherry blossoms (Hana no en) -- Heart-to-heart (Aoi) -- The green branch (Sakaki) -- Suma (Suma) -- Akashi (Akashi) -- The pilgrimage to Sumiyoshi (Miotsukushi) -- The picture contest (Eawase)."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4739789617> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The tale of Genji"@en ;
   schema:productID "68770219" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/68770219#PublicationEvent/london_penguin_2006> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4739789617#Agent/penguin> ; # Penguin
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780143039495> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA646069> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/68770219> ;
    .


Related Entities

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

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207923> # Japan--Kyoto.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Japan--Kyoto." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881829> # Courts and courtiers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Courts and courtiers"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/89811091> # Royall Tyler
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Tyler" ;
   schema:givenName "Royall" ;
   schema:name "Royall Tyler" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/95154208> # Murasaki Shikibu
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "978?" ;
   schema:givenName "Murasaki Shikibu" ;
   schema:name "Murasaki Shikibu" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780143039495>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0143039490" ;
   schema:isbn "9780143039495" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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