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              Books by Murasaki Shikibu

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              The Tale of Genji

              The Tale of Genji (Paperback, Critical edition)

              By Shikibu, Murasaki; Translated by Washburn, Dennis

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              A fluid, elegant rendition. -The Washington Post

              ISBN 9780393933987
              Released NZ 26 Mar 2021
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Norton Critical Editions
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              The Tale Of Genji

              The Tale Of Genji (Hardback, New edition)

              By Shikibu, Murasaki; Translated by Seidensticker, Edward G.

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              This is the prose masterpiece of the Heian era of the 10th and 11th centuries, which is recognized as a great period in Japanese literature. It is an account of the intricate, exquisite, highly ordered court culture which made such a masterpiece possible.

              ISBN 9781857151084
              Released NZ 15 Nov 1992
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Everyman's Library classics
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              Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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              The Tale of Genji
               

              The Tale of Genji (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Shikibu, Murasaki; Translated by Tyler, Royall

              • RRP: $56.03
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              Tells the story of Prince Genji, the son of an emperor, whose passionate character, love affairs and shifting political fortunes, offer a glimpse of the golden age of Japan.

              ISBN 9780142437148
              Released NZ 30 Mar 2004
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (English)
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              The Tale of Genji: The Arthur Waley Translation of Lady Murasaki's Masterpiece with a new foreword by Dennis Washburn

              The Tale of Genji: The Arthur Waley Translation of Lady Murasaki's Masterpiece with a new foreword by Dennis Washburn (Paperback)

              By Shikubu, Murasaki; Translated by Waley, Arthur; Foreword by Washburn, Dennis; By Shikibu, Murasaki

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              Centuries before Shakespeare, Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji was already acknowledged as a classic of Japanese literature and the past century has seen this book gain worldwide acceptance. This edition contains the complete translation of all six books of The Tale of Genji ....
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              ISBN 9784805310816
              Released NZ 31 May 2010
              Publisher Tuttle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Tuttle classics
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              The Diary of Lady Murasaki

              The Diary of Lady Murasaki (Paperback)

              By Shikibu, Murasaki; Translated by Bowring, Richard

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              This is the diary of Lady Murasaki, the Japanese prose writer. It describes the Heian court at its apogee and offers an intimate picture of the author's life as tutor and companion to the timid Empress Shoshi. It reveals the underside of imperial splendour from a female point of ...view.
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              ISBN 9780140435764
              Released NZ 9 Mar 1999
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Penguin Classics
              Language (English)
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              The Tale of Genji
                

              The Tale of Genji (Paperback)

              By Shikibu, Murasaki

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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 d
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              ISBN 9780486414157
              Released NZ 24 Aug 2000
              Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Thrift Editions
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              The Tale of Genji

              The Tale of Genji (Paperback)

              By Shikibu, Murasaki; Translated by Washburn, Dennis

              • RRP: $47.99
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              A fluid, elegant rendition. -Washington Post

              ISBN 9780393353396
              Released NZ 27 Dec 2016
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Tale of Genji
               

              The Tale of Genji (Hardback, Abridged edition)

              By Shikibu, Murasaki; Introduction by Seidensticker, Edward G.

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              ISBN 9780679417385
              Released NZ 24 Jun 2011
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Everyman's Library Classics Series
              Language (English)
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              Tale of Genji: The Authentic First Translation of the World's Earliest Novel

              Tale of Genji: The Authentic First Translation of the World's Earliest Novel (Paperback)

              By Shikibu, Murasaki; Suematsu, Kencho; Foreword by Emmerich, Michael

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              The most famous work of Japanese literature and the world's first novel written a thousand years ago and one of the enduring classics of world literature.

              ISBN 9784805314647
              Released NZ 3 May 2018
              Publisher Tuttle Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Tuttle classics
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              Japanese Literature: Including Selections from Genji Monogatari and Classical Poetry and Drama of Japan
                

              Japanese Literature: Including Selections from Genji Monogatari and Classical Poetry and Drama of Japan (Hardback)

              By Wilson, Epiphanius; Shikibu, Murasaki

              • RRP: $95.50
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              This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and ...distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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              ISBN 9780344042973
              Released NZ 23 Oct 2018
              Publisher Franklin Classics Trade Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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