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The tale of the Heike

Author: Helen Craig McCullough
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers the masterworks of Japanese literature, ranking with The Tal of Genji in quality and prestige.

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Taira family; Taira family.
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Craig McCullough
ISBN: 0804714185 9780804714181 0804718032 9780804718035
OCLC Number: 16472263
Notes: Translation of: Heike Monogatari.
Description: 489 pages, [1] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; The tale of the Heike; Translator's note; Principal characters; Contents; text; Maps; Appendices; Glossary.
Other Titles: Heike monogatari.
Responsibility: translated, with an introduction, by Helen Craig McCullough.
Local System Bib Number:
181932
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