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The tale of Murasaki : a novel

Author: Liza Crihfield Dalby
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2001, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Anchor Books editionView all editions and formats
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The sensitive and modest daughter of mid-ranking court poet, Murasaki Shikibu conceives the amorous adventures of the dashing Prince Genji and shares them with an intimate circle of friends. When her storytelling comes to the attention of the regent, Murasaki is given a position at the imperial court, where she regales the empress with her tales ...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Murasaki Shikibu; Murasaki Shikibu
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liza Crihfield Dalby
ISBN: 0385497954 9780385497954 0385497946 9780385497947
OCLC Number: 47846212
Notes: Originally published: New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, ©2000.
Description: xix, 426 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Liza Dalby.

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The sensitive and modest daughter of mid-ranking court poet, Murasaki Shikibu conceives the amorous adventures of the dashing Prince Genji and shares them with an intimate circle of friends. When her storytelling comes to the attention of the regent, Murasaki is given a position at the imperial court, where she regales the empress with her tales ...

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