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Murasaki shikibu (973-c1014) was a poet and the author of the classic japanese novel, the tale of genji. Murasaki shikibu (d 1014), the author of the genji monogatari, the 'tale of genji', served at the court of one of the consorts of emperor ichijô, empress shôshi. The 'tale of the genji' or genji monogatari, written in the 11th century ce by murasaki shikibu, a court lady, is japan's oldest novel and possibly the first novel in world literature the classic of japanese literature, the work describes the life and loves of prince genji and is noted for its rich characterisation and vivid descriptions of life in. About the tale of genji the original novel—a classic of japanese and world literature and a stunningly beautiful story about murasaki shikibu. The tale of genji by murasaki shikibu and reading a whole other novel before picking genji back up and especially when it came to the poetry and poetic.
Click to read more about the tale of genji by murasaki shikibu there is a surprising amount of poetry in this novel (at least i was surprised by it). The tale of genji stands as a cornerstone in japanese literature and world romantic literature, but we know little about the author murasaki shikibu (c 978-1014) lived as a lady-in-waiting in the imperial court during the heian period (794-1185) (hirota, 1997) sadly, that’s the only thing we know that’s certain many legends surround her.
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