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Invitation to World Literature Episode: "The Tale of Genji"

Season 1, Episode 6
Episode Synopsis: "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.
Original Air Date: Nov 7, 2010

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Premiered: October 01, 2010, on Syndicated
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Writers and literary scholars discuss timeless tales from various eras and cultures. Also: Performers provide modern interpretations of the stories.

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