The Tale of the Heike

The Tale of the Heike

Hardback (01 Apr 1988)

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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: 9780804714181
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Imprint: Stanford University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 895.632
DEWEY edition: 19
Language: English
Number of pages: 489
Weight: 910g
Height: 240mm
Width: 162mm
Spine width: 40mm