Monday, February 2, 2009

Tales of Genji

Right around the bend of Uji bridge, is a memorial to the author of the TALES OF GENJI. The TALES OF GENJI is considered the first novel ever written. Shikibu Murasaki is the author of the tales of Genji, the first prominent novel in Japan. Chapters from 46 to 54 are set in Uji.

Wikipedia Entry on Tales of Genji

1 comment:

Udon_lover said...

Murasaki Shikibu is the name of the author.