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The Bridge of Dreams: A Poetics of 'the Tale of Genji.'

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The Bridge of Dreams: A Poetics of 'the Tale of Genji.' - Shirane, Haruo
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The Bridge of Dreams is a brilliant reading of The Tale of Genji that succeeds both as a sophisticated work of literary criticism and as an introduction this world masterpiece. Taking account of current literary theory and a long tradition of Japanese commentary, the author guides both the general reader and the specialist to a new appreciation of the structure and poetics of this complex and often seemingly baffling work. The Tale of Genji , written in the early eleventh century by a court lady, Murasaki Shikibu, is ...

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The Bridge of Dreams: A Poetics of 'the Tale of Genji.' 1988, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804717199

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The Bridge of Dreams: A Poetics of the Tale of Genji 1987, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804713450

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