WE READ TALE OF GENJI IN MY JAPANESE LIT CLASS YOU ARE MY HERO ILU also let’s just talk about how awesome it is that one of the earliest world-renowned novelists was a woman who lived in Japan during a time when women were not seen as equals AW YEAH

Like seriously.

And not only was she amazing, but her daughter was even MORE of a badass! She rose to become the empress’ handmaiden and a renowned poet in her own right.

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