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The Resource The tale of Genji, Murasaki Shikibu ; translated by Royall Tyler

The tale of Genji, Murasaki Shikibu ; translated by Royall Tyler

Label
The tale of Genji
Title
The tale of Genji
Statement of responsibility
Murasaki Shikibu ; translated by Royall Tyler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Written in the 11th century, Lady Murasaki's account of court life in the city of Heian, Japan, stands as one of the undisputed monuments of world literature and one of the first novels in the modern sense of the term
Member of
Summary
The classical novel of court life in tenth and eleventh-century Japan centers on the life and loves of a nobleman known as the shining Genji, son of an emperor, and those of Kaoru, grandson of Genji's best friend
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2001.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
046538
Cataloging source
UKV3G
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
978?-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murasaki Shikibu
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tyler, Royall
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Princes
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Japan
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Princes
  • Japan
  • Literatura japonesa
  • Romance
Target audience
adult
Label
The tale of Genji, Murasaki Shikibu ; translated by Royall Tyler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: New York ; London : Viking, 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 1182 pages
Isbn
9780142437148
Lccn
20117748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)59371448
Label
The tale of Genji, Murasaki Shikibu ; translated by Royall Tyler
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: New York ; London : Viking, 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 1182 pages
Isbn
9780142437148
Lccn
20117748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)59371448

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