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Murasaki Shikibu

Published on Nov 23, 2015

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Murasaki Shikibu

By: Vanessa Pecinovsky
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Murasaki shikibu

  • Murasaki Shikibu was born c. 973 in Heian-kyō, Japan
  • It does not say when she died but she died after giving birth
  • She wrote the tale of  The Tale of Genji
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  • Made the fist Novel in the world 
  • She was a Lady in waiting 
  • She was know to be the most beautiful Lady
  • She gets her inspiration from the moonlight  


  • She had a very bad depression problem 
  • She always tough she would be alone 
  • I'ts very had to gain her trust 
  • She was also bullied badly when she was young 


  • "Murasaki Shikibu." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 04 Oct. 2014. Web. 10 Apr. 2014.
  • "Murasaki Shikibu." Princeton University. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2014.