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Mu·ra·sa·ki Shi·ki·bu

 (mo͞o′rä-sä′kē shē′kē-bo͞o′), Baroness 978?-1031?
Japanese writer whose The Tale of Genji greatly influenced later Japanese fiction and is among the first examples of the novel as a literary form.

Murasaki Shikibu

(ˌmʊərɑːˈsɑːkiː ˈʃiːkiːˌbuː)
n
(Biography) 11th-century Japanese court lady, author of The Tale of Genji, perhaps the world's first novel

Mu•ra•sa•ki Shi•ki•bu

(ˌmʊər əˈsɑ ki ˈʃi kiˌbu)

n.
Lady, 978?–1031?, Japanese poet and novelist.