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The Tale of Genji : translation, canonization, and world literature

Author: Michael Emmerich
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Murasaki Shikibu; Murasaki Shikibu; Murasaki Shikibu
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Emmerich
ISBN: 9780231162722 0231162723
OCLC Number: 824353155
Description: xv, 494 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Replacing the text --
Ninety-nine years in the life of an image --
Remagining the canon --
A Gōkan is a Gōkan is a Gōkan : Inaka Genji beyond parody --
Reading Higashiyama : image, text and book in Inaka Genji --
Turning a new page : bibliographic translation and the Yomihonization of Inaka Gengi --
Touchstone 2 : the triangle --
The history of a romance : Genji before Waley --
From the world to the nation : making Genji ours --
"Genji monogatari : translation and origial" --
Turning to translation, returning to translation.
Responsibility: Michael Emmerich.
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The Tale of Genji is a brilliantly sustained work of literary criticism, quite the most engrossing book in the field of Japanese literature I have read in years. It is a rare book, one that is sure Read more...

 
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