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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Book Description Turtleback Books. Library Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Bookseller Inventory # G0606369287I4N00