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Murasaki Shikibu By Richard Bowring

Murasaki Shikibu
by Richard Bowring

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Often thought of as the world's first novel, and certainly the first major work of world literature to be written by a woman, "The Tale of Genji" was written by a court lady writing in the early 11th century. This work outlines the background to her work and analyzes the text.
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The cultural background; "The Tale of Genji"; language and style; impact, influence and reception.

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Murasaki Shikibu: The Tale of Genji by Richard Bowring
Richard Bowring
Landmarks of World Literature
Used - Well Read
Cambridge University Press
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