The Tale of Genji

The Tale of Genji

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In the eleventh century Murasaki Shikibu, a lady in the Heian court of Japan, wrote the world's first novel. But The Tale of Genji is no mere artifact. It is, rather, a lively and astonishingly nuanced portrait of a refined society where every dalliance is an act of political consequence, a play of characters whose inner lives are as rich and changeable as those imagined by Proust. Chief of these is "the shining Genji," the son of the emperor and a man whose passionate… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (February 06, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 13.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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