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The Heike story : a modern translation of the classic Japanese tale of love and war

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The Heike Story is a modern translation of a Japanese classic. Its exotic atmosphere, narrative power, pageantry and poetry will enthrall readers and provide an entertaining introduction to an important source of Japanese culture. This new edition features a foreword by Dr. Davinder Bhowmik that introduces this celebrated author and book to modern readers.

japanese title: Shin Heike monogatari
notes: Japanese title: Shin Heike monogatari. Foreword by Davinder Bhowmik.
subjects: Japan, History, Gempei Wars
Taira family
genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9784805310441
OCLC number: 663773410
publisher: Tuttle, 1956, 2011; Knopf, 1956
publication place: Rutland, VT; New York
japanese publication date: 1950
english publication date: 1956
document type: Book
description: xxi, 547 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm