The Tale of the Heike

The Tale of the Heike

1st edition

Paperback (01 Mar 1990)

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The Tale of the Heike is one of the masterworks of Japanese literature, ranking with The Tal of Genji in quality and prestige. This new translation is not only far more readable than earlier ones, it is also much more faithful to the content and style of the original. Intended for the general audience as well as the specialist, this edition is highly annotated.

Book information

ISBN: 9780804718035
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Imprint: Stanford University Press
Pub date:
Edition: 1st edition
DEWEY: 895.6/32
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 504
Weight: 808g
Height: 158mm
Width: 231mm
Spine width: 36mm