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Title The tales of the Heike [electronic resource] / translated by Burton Watson ; edited, with an introduction, by Haruo Shirane.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 216 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series Translations from the Asian classics
Translations from the Asian classics.
Note Translated from the Japanese.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 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 ; Gio -- book 2: The admonition ; Signal fires ; The death of the senior counselor ; Yasuyori's prayer -- book 3: The pardon ; The foot-drumming ; Ario ; 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 Ohara ; The retired emperor visits Ohara ; The six paths of existence ; The death of the imperial lady -- Glossary of characters.
Language Translated from the Japanese.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Taira family -- Fiction.
Taira family -- Fiction.
Taira family.
Gempei Wars (Japan : 1180-1185)
Japan -- History -- Gempei Wars, 1180-1185 -- Fiction.
Chronological Term 1180-1185
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Watson, Burton, 1925-
Shirane, Haruo, 1951-
Added Title Heike monogatari. English. Selections.
Other Form: Print version: Heike monogatari. English. Selections. Tales of the Heike. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2006 (DLC) 2005034245
ISBN 0231510837 (electronic)
9780231510837 (electronic)
0231138024 (cloth ; alk. paper)