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Reading the Tale of Genji : its picture-scrolls, texts and romance / edited by Richard Stanley-Baker, Murakami Fuminobu and Jeremy Tambling
Folkestone, UK : Global Oriental, c2009
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 4th Floor  PL788.4.G43 R43 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Murasaki Shikibu, b. 978? Genji monogatari
Physical Description xviii, 188 p. , [38] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Introduction: reading the Genji scrolls and the Tale of Genji / Richard Stanley-Baker, Murakami Fuminobu and Jeremy Tambling -- Scripting the moribund: the Genji scrolls' aesthetics of decomposition / Reginald Jackson -- The narration of tales, the narration of paintings / Sang Midori (translated by Sinead Kehoe) -- Displacements of conquest, or exile, the tale of Genji, and post-cold war learning / Richard H. Okada -- Person, honorifics and tense in the tale of genji / Murakami Fuminobu -- 'Kiritsubo': Genji, spacing and naming / Jeremy Tambling -- Genji and the gardens of medieval romance / Richard Stanley-Baker
Note This new volume in Genji studies comprises a collection of six individual essays by leading international scholars addressing the 'Tale of Genji Scrolls' and the 'Tale of Genji' texts in the context of new critical theory relating to cultural studies, narrative painting, narratology, comparative literature, and more
Alternate Author Stanley-Baker, Richard
Murakami, Fuminobu, 1951-
Tambling, Jeremy

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