The Tale of Genji (源氏物語, Genji monogatari?) is a classic work of Japanese literature written by the noblewoman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu in the ...
Welcome to The Tale of Genji site, aimed at promoting a wider understanding and appreciation of the 11th Century classic Japanese novel written by a Heian court lady ...
I have been in love with The Tale of Genji for more than forty years, having first encountered it through Arthur Waley’s revered translation.
Except for a short diary, The Tale of Genji is Murasaki’s only literary work, but it is generally considered Japan’s most important literary achievement.
The Tale of Genji has 6,643 ratings and 566 reviews. Hadrian said: Artist: Toshiaki KatoWithout stories like these about the old days, though, how wou...
The shining Genji, a man of wealth and power, devotes himself to love—at the risk of losing everything. Enter the royal court of medieval Japan, and follow Genji's ...
Overview. 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.
Summary and plot synopsis of the classic Japanese novel, The Tale of Genji.
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The Tale of Genji (あさきゆめみし, Asakiyumemishi?) is a Japanese manga version of Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji by Waki Yamato. It follows nearly the ...