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Murasaki"s Genji and Proust"s Recherche

A Comparative Study (Studies in Comparative Literature)

by Shirley M. Loui

  • 15 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murasaki Shikibu,,
  • Literature, Comparative,
  • Comparative Literature,
  • b. 978?,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Proust, Marcel,,
  • 1871-1922.,
  • French,
  • Genji monogatari,
  • Japanese,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Murasaki Shikibu,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Proust, Marcel,
  • A la recherche du temps perdu,
  • 1871-1922,
  • French and Japanese,
  • Japanese and French

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213485M
    ISBN 100889464243
    ISBN 109780889464247

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    Rescue or Rape, Genji or Murasaki: The Role of Gender Relations and the Unsung Heroines of the Genji Monogatari both the book and its author” (Maki ). Her significance to the tale is such that some, even as. far back as the Heian Era, consider her to be the true protagonist. Yet regardless of Author: Jessie Nutter. Lady Murasaki (?–?) was a Japanese novelist, poet, and lady-in-waiting at the Imperial court during the Heian period. She is best known as the author of the world’s first novel The Tale of Genji. Murasaki composed Waka poetry as she wrote her masterpiece Tale of Genji.

      Presented by SBIT-1M Group 1 Leader- Almasco, Angel Ann Rose Director- Pili, Jem Writer- Javier, Allieson Researchers- Lim, Chin-chin Claire / Manso, Jose Miguel. Genji retains Ukon and asks her to find Yugao's daughter, intending to raise her himself. The chapter end with a final poetic exchange with Utsusemi, whom Genji also loses. Chapter 5: Waka Murasaki. Genji is sick and decides to seek help from a holy man living in a cave in the northern hills. He goes there and receives treatment from the recluse.


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