Reading the Tale of Genji

by Thomas Harper | 01 December 2015
Category: Films Cinema & DVD
'The Tale of Genji', written 1000 years ago, is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, is often regarded as the best prose fiction in the language. Read, commented on, and reimagined by poets, scholars, dramatists, artists, and novelists, the tale has left a legacy as rich and reflective as the work itself. This sourcebook is the most comprehensive record of the reception of 'The Tale of Genji' to date. It presents a range of landmark texts relating to the work during its first millennium, almost all of which are translated into English for the first time.
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'The Tale of Genji', written 1000 years ago, is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, is often regarded as the best prose fiction in the language. Read, commented on, and reimagined by poets, scholars, dramatists, artists, and novelists, the tale has left a legacy as rich and reflective as the work itself. This sourcebook is the most comprehensive record of the reception of 'The Tale of Genji' to date. It presents a range of landmark texts relating to the work during its first millennium, almost all of which are translated into English for the first time.
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210 Reward Points

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€70.00
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Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery
210 Reward Points

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'The Tale of Genji', written 1000 years ago, is a masterpiece of Japanese literature, is often regarded as the best prose fiction in the language. Read, commented on, and reimagined by poets, scholars, dramatists, artists, and novelists, the tale has left a legacy as rich and reflective as the work itself. This sourcebook is the most comprehensive record of the reception of 'The Tale of Genji' to date. It presents a range of landmark texts relating to the work during its first millennium, almost all of which are translated into English for the first time.

Product Details

Reading the Tale of Genji

ISBN9780231166584

Format

Publisher (01 December. 2015)

No. of Pages656

Weight1054

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 231 x 164 x 43.96