Tue, Sep 20|
Tale of Genji
Between the Lines: A Monthly Discussion of the Tale of Genji
Join us to discuss The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu. We will be discussing chapters 31 - 35 at this session.
Time & Location
Sep 20, 2022, 6:00 PM
Tale of Genji
About the event
Join us to discuss The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu. We will be discussing chapters 31 - 35 at this session. This event is held on the third Tuesday of every month, but September's meeting will be the last of 2022. You are welcome to read whichever version of the book you may have, but please note that the Arthur Waley and Suematsu Kencho editions are incomplete.
On September 20th, we will be discussing the following five chapters (the translations of the chapter titles are from Royall Tyler's edition):
31. 真木柱（The Cypress Pillar）
32. 梅枝（A Branch of Plum）
33. 藤裏葉（Wisteria Leaves）
34. 若菜上（New Herbs I）
35. 若菜下（New Herbs II)
Find a copy of The Tale of Genji here.
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Speaker: Michelle Kyoko Crowson
Michelle Kyoko Crowson is an award-winning writer-translator and scholar of Japanese literature. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Oregon and an MFA from Vermont College. She is currently translating the collected works of the 18th century haikai poetess, Kaga no Chiyo.
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