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

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

Label
The tales of the Heike
Title
The tales of the Heike
Statement of responsibility
translated by Burton Watson ; edited, with an introduction, by Haruo Shirane
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Originally written in the mid-thirteenth century, The Tales of the Heike chronicles the epic Genpei war, a civil conflict that marked the end of the power of the Heike clan and changed the course of Japanese history. Featuring a vivid cast of characters, the book depicts the emerging world of the medieval samurai and recounts in absorbing detail the chaos of the battlefield, the intrigue of the imperial court, and the gradual loss of courtly tradition. This new, abridged translation presents the work's most gripping episodes and includes woodblock illustrations, a glossary of characters, and a
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Heike monogatari.
Dewey number
895.6/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
LC call number
PL790
LC item number
.H42 2006eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2017
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Watson, Burton
  • Shirane, Haruo
Series statement
Translations from the Asian classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taira family
  • Japan
  • Taira family
  • Chōsen Kōgei Kenkyūkai
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Japan
  • Buddhismus
  • Samurai
  • Japan
  • East Asian Languages & Literatures
  • Languages & Literatures
Label
The tales of the Heike, translated by Burton Watson ; edited, with an introduction, by Haruo Shirane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-208)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
614995312
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613628039
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780231138024
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgr272
  • f36652c8-238a-4f8e-bde4-fc71295c5445
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614995312
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.
Label
The tales of the Heike, translated by Burton Watson ; edited, with an introduction, by Haruo Shirane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-208)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
614995312
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613628039
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780231138024
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgr272
  • f36652c8-238a-4f8e-bde4-fc71295c5445
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)614995312
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.

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