foreign editions



author’s reflections



apocrypha -

  the fake chapters


what’s real in

    this novel?


what’s in a name?



what is a waka?

 

Life and Culture


cosmetics



fashion -

the layered look


music



pets



the beautiful people



homosexuality



games



shell matching



religion

   the lotus sutra


food



architecture



incense



Genji kô



Miyako - the big city

 

Murasaki’s place

in Japanese literature


her collected poems



the tale of genji



murasaki’s REAL diary



the pillow book



sources of poems