"A Thousand Years of the Tale of Genji - The Timeless Allure of Courtly Romance" Exhibition

Yokohama Museum Of Art

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The Tale of Genji, a Japanese classic of world literature, was based on the observations recorded in Lady Shikibu Murasaki's diary, and read at the imperial court of the 5th year of the Kanko era (1008). 2008 marks the 1000 year anniversary of this historical work, and the museum is holding a special exhibition to commemorate the millenary of the Tale of Genji.

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From 2008-08-30 To 2008-11-03

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