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The tales of the Heike / translated by Burton Watson ; edited, with an introduction, by Haruo Shirane.

Watson, Burton, 1925-2017 (Added Author). Shirane, Haruo, 1951- (Added Author).
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Translations from the Asian classics.
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 895.6 TAL (Text) 39206020572317 NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0231138024 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780231138024
  • Physical Description: vii, 216 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the Japanese.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-208).
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also issued online.
Language Note:
Translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Taira family > Fiction.
Heike-monogatari.
Samurai.
Buddhismus.
Japan > History > Gempei Wars, 1180-1185 > Fiction.
Japan.
Genre: Quelle.

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