The Tale of Genji 源氏物語 - a classic work of Japanese literature written by the Japanese noblewoman, Lady Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century, around the peak of the Heian period. It is sometimes called the world's first novel, the first modern novel, the first psychological novel or the first novel still to be considered a classic...I LOVE this book!!!!

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Introduction to Classic Japanese Literature. First Edition Author: The Kokosai Bunka Shinkokai Title: Introduction to Classic Japanese Literature Publication: Tokyo: Kokosai Bunka Shinkokai, 1948. Softcover.

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The Tale of Genji 源氏物語 - a classic work of Japanese literature written by the Japanese noblewoman, Lady Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century, around the peak of the Heian period. It is sometimes called the world's first novel.If you read it don't settle for the abridged 10 chapter version, read the full 54 ch. version. Give the Shining Prince the chance to redeem himself!!. (painting: Scene from the Tale of Genji by KATSUSHIKA Hokusai)

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Japanese Literature: Yasunari Kawabata | Bill's Blog

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Breaking into Japanese Literature: Seven Modern Classics in Parallel Text: Giles Murray: 9784770028990: Amazon.com: Books

Williston, Teresa Peirce--Japanese Fairy Tales, First Series--Chicago, Rand McNally, 1904 by Sundance Collections, via Flickr

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The Japanese author, Haruki Murakami known for liking and having cats has included them in many of his works. In The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle the story revolves around Toru Okada’s missing cat that he loves more than any of the women with whom he has encounters. The cat also serves as an omen for the […]

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Murasaki-Shikibu by Kano Tannyu The Tale of Genji 源氏物語 - a classic work of Japanese literature written by the Japanese noblewoman, Lady Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century, around the peak of the Heian period.

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Saisei Murō's old house 室生犀星旧居 Murō Saisei (室生 犀星 1889 - 1962) was a famous poet and novelit in modern Japanese literature. #nagano #japan

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