Tale of Genji manuscript makes the news.
- Crosspost from the Tousando forum
"OSAKA--A full set of chapters "The Tale of Genji," the world's oldest
surviving full-length novel, believed to have been transcribed in the
Muromachi period (1333-1568) has been kept at the residence of a
family in Tokyo, it has been confirmed.
It is rare for a complete set of manuscripts from the 11-century novel
to be found in one place. The volumes are expected to be a major
source for scholars of the novel, which marked its 1,000th anniversary
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Saionji no Hanae