Scene from the Tale of Genji


published on 21 April 2017

Part of a cabinet for storing volumes of the Tale of Genji, the 11th century CE classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu. The scene is from that novel. Maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 17th-18th century CE. (Tokyo National Museum)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer, public speaker, and former academic who is interested in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He handles internal and external business communications at AHE and builds partnerships with international organizations.

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