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Genji-e: The Blossoming of a New Print Genre

Genji-e: The Blossoming of a New Print Genre
   Murasaki Shikibu’s Tale of Genji, written in the early 11th Century, is considered to be perhaps the world’s first novel. It’s influence spans widely across Japanese culture, including visual arts. In the Edo period, a whole new genre of ukiyo-e was birthed after the publication of Ryū ...
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