The Tale o Genji

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The Tale of Genji
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Written text frae the earliest illustratit handscroll (12t century)
Author Murasaki Shikibu
Oreeginal teetle Genji monogatari
Translator Suematsu Kenchō, Arthur Waley, Edward G. Seidensticker, Helen McCullough, Royall Tyler, Dennis Washburn
Kintra Japan
Leid Early Middle Japanese
Genre Monogatari
Published Afore 1021
Media teep manuscript
895.63 M93

The Tale o Genji (源氏物語, Genji monogatari) is a clessic wark o Japanese leeteratur written bi the noblewumman an leddy-in-waitin Murasaki Shikibu in the early years o the 11t century in "concertina" or "orihon" style made o several sheets o paper pastit thegither an foldit alternately in ane direction then the ither (Lyons, 2011[1]), aroond the peak o the Heian period.

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  1. Lyons, Martyn (2011). Books: A Living History. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum. p. 30.