The Tale of Genji

The Tale of Genji

Book - 2012
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One of the world's oldest novels and the greatest single work of Japanese literature, this 11th-century romance centers on the lives and loves of an emperor's son. It offers a vast tapestry of the intrigues and rivalries of court life, as well as an exquisitely detailed portrayal of a decaying aristocracy. Rich in poetry and wordplay in addition to subtle social and psychological observations, this splendid translation of the first part of a tremendously influential masterpiece provides Western readers with a memorable taste of one of the world's first and greatest novels.
Publisher: [United States] : Dover Publications : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
ISBN: 9780486111650
0486111652
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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