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Writers and literary scholars discuss timeless tales from various eras and cultures. Also: Performers provide modern interpretations of the stories.

Premiered: October 1, 2010

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 1, Episode 6 The Tale of Genji

First Aired: November 7, 2010

"The Tale of Genji," a look at court life in medieval Japan by 11th-century noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu, is discussed with novelist Jane Smiley and playwright Chiori Miyagawa.

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October 31, 2010

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