The Diary of Lady Murasaki - Shikibu, Murasaki, and Bowring, Richard (Translated by), and Murasaki

The Diary recorded by Lady Murasaki (c. 973-c. 1020), author of The Tale of Genji, is an intimate picture of her life as tutor and companion to the young Empress Shoshi. Told in a series of vignettes, it offers revealing glimpses of the Japanese imperial palace - the auspicious birth of a prince, rivalries between the Emperor's consorts, with ... Read More

The Diary of Lady Murasaki 1996, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140435764

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