The Tale Of Genji (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Penguin Classics)

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9780606369282: The Tale Of Genji (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Penguin Classics)

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The first translation of the Japanese masterpiece in a generation introduces modern readers to this brilliant account of courtly life in medieval Japan, in an edition that also features line drawings, notes, glossaries, maps, character lists, and chronologies. Reprint.

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Lady Murasaki Shikibu, born in 978, was a member of the famed Fujiwara clan-one of the most influential families of the Heian period. After the death of her husband, Shikibu immersed herself in Buddhism, and the religion's influence permeates her writing.

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