Questions tagged [murasaki-shikibu]

Questions about the works of the Japanese novelist and poet Murasaki Shikibu (紫 式部) and her life as a writer. She is best known as the author of 'The Tale of Genji' (源氏物語, Genji monogatari). Use this tag with the tag [japanese-literature].

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Buddhist interpretation of The Tale of Genji

The search for literary sources has been inspired largely by the difficulty scholars have experienced in imagining that a work of the magnitude of The Tale of Genji could have been created without ...