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Written in the eleventh century by the Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji is a masterpiece of prose and poetry that is widely considered the world’s first novel. Melissa McCormick provides a unique companion to Murasaki’s tale that combines discussions of all fifty-four of its chapters with paintings and calligraphy from the Genji Album (1510) in the Harvard Art Museums, the oldest dated set of Genji illustrations known to exist.
In this book, the album’s colorful painting and calligraphy leaves are fully reproduced for the first time, followed by McCormick’s insightful essays that analyze the Genji story and the album’s unique combinations of word and image. This stunning compendium also includes English translations and Japanese transcriptions of the album’s calligraphy, enabling a holistic experience of the work for readers today. In an introduction to the volume, McCormick tells the fascinating stories of the individuals who created the Genji Album in the sixteenth century, from the famous court painter who executed the paintings and the aristocrats who brushed the calligraphy to the work’s warrior patrons and the poet-scholars who acted as their intermediaries.
Melissa McCormick is Professor of Japanese Art and Culture and Harvard College Professor at Harvard University. She is the author of Tosa Mitsunobu and the Small Scroll in Medieval Japan. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
|Uitgever||Princeton University Press|
|Jaar van uitgave||2018|
|Afmetingen||19,0 x 26,0 cm|
|Kenmerken||Hardback met stofomslag, 288 pagina's, 224 illustraties in kleur|