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Uniform Title Heike monogatari. English. Selections.
Title The tales of the Heike / translated by Burton Watson ; edited, with an introduction, by Haruo Shirane.
Published New York : Columbia University Press, c2006.
Book Cover
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 Floor4  PL790 .H413 2006    IN LIBRARY
  
Description vii, 216 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series Translations from the Asian classics
Translations from the Asian classics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-208).
Contents Introduction -- book 1: The bells of Gion Monastery ; Night attack at Courtiers' Hall ; The sea bass ; Page-boy cuts ; Kiyomori's flowering fortunes ; Giō -- book 2: The admonition ; Signal fires ; The death of the senior counselor ; Yasuyori's prayer -- book 3: The pardon ; The foot-drumming ; Ariō ; The death of Shunkan -- book 4: The battle at the bridge -- book 5: The burning of Nara -- book 6: The death of Kiyomori -- book 7: Sanemori ; Tadanori leaves the capital ; The flight from Fukuhara -- book 8 [summary] -- book 9: The death of Lord Kiso ; The old horse ; The attack from the cliff ; The death of Tadanori ; The capture of Shigehira ; The death of Atsumori -- book 10: Regarding the precepts ; Senju-no-mae ; Yokobue ; Koremori becomes a monk ; Koremori drowns himself -- book 11: The death of Tsuginobu ; Nasu no Yoichi ; The lost bow ; The cockfights and the battle of Dan-no-ura ; Far-flying arrows ; The drowning of the former emperor -- book 12: The execution of Rokudai -- The initiates' book: The imperial lady becomes a nun ; The move to Ōhara ; The retired emperor visits Ōhara ; The six paths of existence ; The death of the imperial lady -- Glossary of characters.
Note Also issued online.
Language Translated from the Japanese.
Subject Taira family -- Fiction.
Japan -- History -- Gempei Wars, 1180-1185 -- Fiction.
Related Names Watson, Burton, 1925-
Shirane, Haruo, 1951-
Collection Title Nippon Foundation.
Related To Online version: Heike monogatari. English. Selections. Tales of the Heike. New York : Columbia University Press, c2006 (OCoLC)607603991
ISBN 0231138024 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231510837 (electronic)
9780231510837 (electronic)
9780231138024
OCLC number 62330897